Cut eggplant in nice big chunks. Spread on a cookie sheet and drizzle with olive oil and salt. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
While the eggplant is roasting, sauté the onion, garlic, rosemary, and bay leaves with a little olive oil on medium heat. Next add the tomatoes cook for a 2-3 minutes. Finally add the eggplant and continue to cook for 5-10 minutes in order for flavors to blend.
Delicious served with split-pea soup, a tossed salad, and crusty French bread.