Looking for a quick side dish for dinner? This Sweet and Sticky Oven Roasted Eggplant is healthy, gluten-free and cooks in no time. These vegan eggplant "steaks" are roasted in the oven and go well with your favorite gluten-free grains.
Slice the eggplant into even 1/2 inch thick slices. Sprinkle a cookie sheet or cutting board with 1 tsp of salt and then place the eggplant slices on the salted surface. Sprinkle 1 tsp of salt on top of the eggplant slices in an even layer and let them sit for 10-15 minutes. The salt will draw out excess moisture.
Use a paper towel to pat dry both sides of the eggplant slices and shake off excess salt.
Add all of the glaze ingredients into a sealable jar. Shake for 30 seconds until all ingredients are combined (should be a salad dressing like consistency).
Place eggplant slices on a lined baking sheet. Use a pastry brush to brush the glaze on each side of the eggplant. Bake 10 minutes on 400 degrees. Switch the oven to broil, and broil an additional 3-5 minutes on each side until golden brown. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Enjoy!