This 4-Ingredient Sautéed Eggplant Recipe Will Make You Love Veggies

This simple sautéed eggplant recipe is both delicious and nutritious.


This 20-minute sautéed eggplant dish only needs 4 main ingredients, and you most likely already have them sitting in your pantry, eager to be used! There is no need to break a sweat when you’re thinking of what vegetables to serve along with your lunches and dinners. Save this recipe for your next home-cooked weeknight meal.


Sautéed Eggplant Recipe

Serves 4 


2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 tablespoon garlic, chopped

3 large eggplants, sliced into 2-inch strips

2 to 3 tablespoons gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup water

1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil




1  Heat vegetable oil in a wok over medium-low heat. Sauté chopped garlic until soft and fragrant.


2  Add eggplants and stir. Add gochujang, salt, water, and sesame oil; simmer. Stir until eggplant is cooked and water is completely absorbed. The sauce should be thick. Serve immediately. 




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