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Traditional Baba Ghanoush Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Traditional Baba Ghanoush

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"A traditional recipe for this eggplant dip. It consists of baked eggplant with garlic, lemon juice, and tahini sauce. Dip into this with pita bread and you have yourself a delicious-and-light appetizer."

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Original recipe makes 3 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Arrange oven racks so you have one low and one high in the oven.
  2. Cut a shallow slit along the side of the eggplant and place into a baking dish.
  3. Roast in preheated oven on the lower rack until the eggplant is completely shrunken and soft, about 40 minutes. Move dish to higher rack and continue baking until the skin is charred, about 5 minutes more. Let eggplant cool until cool enough to handle.
  4. Peel and discard skin from eggplant. Put eggplant into a bowl; add tahini, garlic, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, and salt. Stir until ingredients are evenly mixed. Drizzle olive oil over the baba ghanoush and garnish with parsley.
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Mar 20, 2014

I love Baba Ghanoush and this one was very good! I used more lemon juice than called for. I had a hard time just mixing this up in a bowl, so I threw it in the food processor and pulsed it until it was the consistency that I wanted, which worked great. Spicy, garlicky and lemony...a perfect balance...I will be making this again! Thanks for sharing. :)

 
Aug 11, 2014

first attempt at making baba ganoush at home. it was good but way to spicy with the red pepper even cut in half. will reduce more but will make again for sure!

 
Oct 19, 2014

The amounts are exactly right to a perfect deliciousness!!!

 
Aug 25, 2014

Excellent recipe. Added less tahini And more lemon juice to suit our tastes better. Seems like it has lots of potential for different twists of flavor :) yum!

 
Jul 27, 2014

This recipe is great! It is super easy and my Baba Ghanoush was delicious. I even added a few red pepper flakes and a spice called Zatar and then some olive oil and it was just like at a restaurant! Never thought it was this easy. You can adjust the amount of garlic, tahini or lemon juice to how you like it. I baked my eggplant in the oven.

 
Jun 21, 2014

My husband is egyptian n we follow this recipe but in Egypt they add half of a Serrano pepper....I also use the food processor. Delicious!

 
Jun 14, 2014

Easy to prepare and full of flavor! I just added a little more lemon.

 
Feb 11, 2014

Delicious made exactly as written.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 96 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 12 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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