Meal Prep: Roasted Eggplant and Sweet Potatoes

I have been trying out eggplant in different ways lately. Testing my tastes and cooking up new creations is always fun. Eggplant to me was never appealing, I always saw it breaded and fried like eggplant parmesan, and fried foods are not my thing. So I decided to buy some and test it in new ways. I’m finding out that I love it roasted. The texture is lovely, and it makes my kitchen smell delicious!

This one pan dish is simple and you can pair it in so many ways. I like to mix it in with dark greens in a salad, add chickpeas for a simple side dish, add it to curries, pita wrap with hummus, or even on vegan pizza! 

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

1 medium eggplant

1 medium sweet potato

dill

paprika

salt

pepper

turmeric

olive oil

Preparation:

Pre-heat your oven to 375*F and have a baking sheet lined with foil ready to go (less clean up!) 

Wash the sweet potato and eggplant. Remove the top pf the eggplant and cut in half, then cut those in half so you have four large pieces.  Cut each into half-inch slices so you’re left with roughly the same size pieces so it will back evenly.

Peel the sweet potato if you want and cut in the same way like the eggplant. 

Arrange the cut eggplant and sweet potato slices on the baking sheet single layer. Drizzle a little olive oil on top. Sprinkle each spice over all the veggies and put in the oven. Bake for 45 minutes and enjoy. 

Let me know what you think in the comments below! If you made this recipe tag me @noshchefjulie on Twitter and Instagram!

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