Eggplant Salad With Miso Ginger Dressing

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 6 mins

Based on a recipe from Bon Appetit. Very easy but impressive looking and tasting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler or barbecue (medium-high heat).
  2. Whisk rice vinegar, miso paste, basil, ginger, garlic, red pepper together. Gradually add in vegetable oil. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  3. Brush eggplant with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill or broil until golden and just tender, about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Toss the greens with just enough dressing to coat. Divide among 4 plates, top with eggplant and drizzle remaining dressing.
Most Helpful

Delightful flavors! Combining the soy, miso and ginger was distinctive and enjoyable. Thank you so much for posting a wonderful recipe that will be used again in my kitchen!

Miss Annie March 16, 2009

Hello Pimienta, what a lovely tasting dish! Thank you so much for posting it! Went to a friends house and since she knows I love eggplant she made it this way, as a surprise. I enjoyed the freshness of the soy, miso and ginger(Ana did not use the basil, as she knows I don't like it)it was delicious anyway!! We made a meal of it with some Thai-inspired cellophane noodles, very impressive. Again, thank you, Diane :=)

Manami May 01, 2007