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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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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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  • PREP 5 mins
  • COOK 45 mins
  • READY IN 50 mins
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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. :)

 
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.

 

7 Ratings

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.

 
Feb 04, 2014

That sound very nice, will try!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 103 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 8.8 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 2.8 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

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

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