To toast sesame seeds, place them in a small, dry skillet over medium heat, and sauté until brown (about 5 minutes).

Recipe by Cooking Light June 1999


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Mary Catherine Muir

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare dressing, combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl; stir with a whisk.

  • Preheat broiler.

  • To prepare salad, combine 3 tablespoons dressing and eggplant, tossing to coat. Arrange eggplant slices in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Broil 4 minutes on each side. Combine remaining dressing, eggplant, jicama, and bell peppers, tossing to coat.

Nutrition Facts

77 calories; calories from fat 33%; fat 2.8g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 0.9g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 12.4g; fiber 5.1g; iron 1.6mg; sodium 168mg; calcium 34mg.