Miso Aubergines | Christal Joan

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I’ve wanted to try miso for such a long time but just your run of the mill miso soup wasn’t really what I was looking for in terms of a recipe. I’m not usually a fan of aubergines (egg plants, whatever you call them) but this may be the meal that changes my mind forever.

Miso has so many amazing health benefits and it’s a great source of zinc, managnese and copper.

WHERE DOES MISO COME FROM?

Miso is derived from fermented soya beans. The fermentation of the beans means they’re great for gut health and are a natural probiotic.

Some of the other benefits of miso:

  • It is a complete protein, it contains all essential amino acids
  • It aids in the digestion of your food when eaten with other things. This is the case for most fermented foods
  • It is a good source of vitamin B, in particular, B12, something that vegans typically supplement
  • It strengthens the immune system
  • It is high in antioxidants

My miso aubergines are a simple perfect way to introduce miso unto your diet. Quick, simple and all you need is miso, aubergines, and a few spices. For the full recipe, look out for my BRAND NEW eBook!

Have you tried miso, what were your thoughts? Do you have any miso recipes? Leave them in the comments below and FOLLOW ME on instagram for more food pics and recipes.

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