Naked Eggplant

basket of Asian or Japanese eggplant at the farmer's market

Naked  Eggplant is Delish! and easy to make.


  • 1 pound Japanese eggplant, ends removed, diced
  • 1 tablespoon mellow white miso
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 1 teaspoon  blue agave nectar or Sweetener of Chocie
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds 


  1. Place diced eggplant in a microwave-safe dish and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes, until soft.

  2. Meanwhile, combine miso, sake and agave in a ramekin and stir until smooth; set aside.

  3. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or wok. Add eggplant and cook, stirring frequently until fully cooked and browned, about six minutes. Transfer eggplant to a serving bowl and toss miso sauce with eggplant. Serve immediately.


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