Are you looking for a fresh and delicious recipe that pairs perfectly with grilled lamb chops or rack of goat? Try this Roasted Eggplant Salad recipe from Chef Bayang of Mali. It’s packed full of nutrients — and best of all — it’s very easy to make!

In Mali markets, huge eggplants abound. They are so big, you may question whether or not they are real–they are! Eggplants are a wonderful source of nutrition. They contain fiber, folate, potassium and manganese, as well as vitamins C, K, and B6, phosphorus, copper, thiamin, niacin, magnesium and pantothenic acid.

Eggplants can be found in markets in almost every country in the world. They are used commonly in vegetarian cooking and can even be used as a substitute for meat. 

 

Roasted eggplant salad recipe infographic