Grilled Eggplant with Miso Aioli

  • Serves: 4


  • 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon white miso (soybean paste)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 small eggplants (about 12 oz. each), cut lengthwise into 1/2-in.-thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Add in mayo, miso, 1 tablespoon water, vinegar, and pepper in a bowl and whisk.
  2. Use medium-high heat to heat a grill pan. Coat the pan with a layer of cooking spray. Dust both sides of eggplant slices with 1 tablespoon of the mayo mixture. Add the eggplant slices to pan and then grill each side for 2 to 3 minutes (until grill marks are visible).
  3. Place eggplant slices on a platter and lightly cover with remaining mayonnaise mixture. Drizzle evenly with chopped cilantro.