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Roasted Miniature Eggplant with Creamy Tahini and Plum Salsa

This Roasted Miniature Eggplant with Tahini Yogurt and Plum Salsa is the perfect vegetable side dish for any weeknight meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings 8 servings
Calories 110 kcal


For the miniature eggplants:

  • 1 pint miniature eggplant washed and dried
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • dash salt and pepper

For the Yogurt Tahini Sauce:

  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • dash salt and pepper

For the Plum Salsa:

  • 4 ripe plums diced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and minced
  • 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • dash salt and pepper


  • Cilantro or basil chopped
  • Sesame seeds


For the miniature eggplants:

  1. Preheat oven to 475 degree and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Cut the eggplant in half and transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil, paprika, salt, and pepper and toss to coat.
  3. Arrange the halves cut side down and bake for 5 to 8 minutes or until soft.

For the Yogurt Tahini Sauce:

  1. Whisk all the ingredient together and season with salt and pepper.

For the Plum Salsa:

  1. Stir all ingredients together until combined. Season with salt, pepper, and more lemon juice (if needed). Store in the fridge until ready to use.

To Assemble:

  1. Spread the yogurt tahini sauce evenly across the bottom of a small platter. Lay eggplants over the tahini sauce and top with plum salsa. Garnish with fresh cilantro or basil and sesame seeds. Serve right away.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Miniature Eggplant with Creamy Tahini and Plum Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 13mg1%
Potassium 262mg7%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 275IU6%
Vitamin C 8.5mg10%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.