Miso Grilled Eggplant Quinoa Salad

Eggplant quinoa salad (7 of 7)

This may be a labour intensive salad which calls for a varsity of ingredients but the concoction of all the ingredients combined together results in a unique salad boasting with healthy goodness.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 large eggplants, quartered and criss-crossed on flesh
  • 1 cooked corn cob
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 1 cup cooked quinoaPasta bake and potluck at Phillips (12 of 26)
  • 2 chopped shallots
  • 1 lime
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1 green pepper
  • sesame oil
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 6-8 roasted almonds, crushed

MISO DRESSING:

  • 2 tablespoon white miso
  • 1-2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

METHOD:

1) Preheat oven to 200 degree celsius. Brush the miso dressing on the criss-crossed eggplant that has been quartered. Bake 20 minutes until golden.

Eggplant quinoa salad (3 of 7)

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2) Mix quinoa with rest of ingredients. Add rest of miso dressing. Season more if needed. Serve with eggplants. Garnish with spring onion, cilantro, and a drizzle of sesame or olive oil.

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Eggplant quinoa salad (8 of 7)

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  1. Looks like such a healthy and vibrant salad – love the sound of the miso grilled eggplant especially, and how the quinoa bulks it out a bit. That dressing too – must try it! ❤

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    1. Oh yes, please try – the miso pairs really well with grilled eggplants.

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