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peanut butter & miso aubergine

miso-easy | serves 2 | prep time 5 mins | cook time 25 mins


  • 2 aubergines
  • 2 sachets itsu miso'easy traditional
  • 6 tsp soy sauce
  • 5 tsp maple syrup
  • 4 tsp ManiLife Deep Roast Smooth Peanut Butter
  • 3 tsp water
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • sesame seeds & coriander for garnish
  • step 1

    Pre heat your oven to 180°C then add some vegetable oil to a frying pan on a medium/high heat.

  • step 2

    Slice the aubergines in half then score the flesh in a diamond criss-cross pattern. Pan-fry the halves cut side down until the flesh starts to turn golden.

  • step 3

    While the aubergines are pan-frying, mix the miso'easy, soy sauce, peanut butter, maple syrup and water in a bowl.

  • step 4

    Once the halves are golden brown, remove them from the frying pan and smother the cut sides of the aubergine with the miso & peanut butter sauce [make sure to keep some sauce for the end], then place them on a baking tray, cut side up and bake in the oven for 20-25 mins.

  • step 5

    After 25 mins the aubergines should be brown and soft at the edges. Carefully remove them from them from the oven and brush with some more sauce before serving.

  • step 6

    Serve with some sesame seeds and coriander.

made with our friends at ManiLife