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Sesame-Roasted Eggplant Slices

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4 People


  • 1 Large Eggplant
  • 1 tbsp Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • Salt to Taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400°C.
  • Halve the eggplant lengthwise and then slice to about 1/3 inch thick slices.
  • Mix together lemon juice, salt and olive oil.
  • Lay the eggplant slices on the baking tray in one layer, brush with the olive oil mixture and sprinkle with half of the sesame seeds.
  • Turn the slices over and repeat on the other side.
  • Bake the eggplant for 10 minutes, then turn over the slices and bake for another 10 minutes.


In this recipe, it is important to really brush the slices with olive oil mixture, not toss them all in a bowl with the marinade. The eggplant absorbs all liquids really fast so in this case taking extra time to lightly brush the slices pays off
You can play around with white and black sesame seeds to make the dish more fun!