Introduction: Baba Ganoush - Eggplant Dip

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Baba Ganoush is a delicious Middle Eastern eggplant dip. Enjoy it as an appetizer, side dish or as a delicious spread. Recipe from

Step 1: Ingredients

Young eggplant - 800 grams (28 oz)

Tahini (sesame paste) - 100 grams (3.5 oz)

Juice of one lemon

Garlic - One clove

Salt - 1 teaspoon

Ground black pepper - a pinch

Olive oil – 20-30 ml (1 fl oz)

Step 2: Roast

Wrap 800 grams (28 oz) of eggplant in aluminum foil and set it directly over the gas stovetop. Cook, turning occasionally, until tender. Alternatively, roast at a 190 °C (375 °F) oven.

Step 3: Blend

Remove the eggplant from the heat, cool for a few minutes and peel. Place in a blender, add 1 clove of garlic, one teaspoon of salt, a pinch of black pepper, 20-30 ml (1 fl oz) of olive oil, 100 grams (3.5 oz) of tahini (sesame paste) and the juice of one lemon. Blend until smooth.

Step 4: Serve!

Transfer to a serving plate, garnish with chopped parsley, paprika and drizzle a teaspoon of olive oil. Enjoy Baba Ganoush with homemade pita bread! Please visit our website for a pita bread recipe. Thank you for using our recipes! Good luck!