Baba Ghanoush

Lillian Russo

By
@Lilliancooks

This is a recipe I got from a cooking site. Its a traditional Middle Eastern vegetarian appetizer. The grilled eggplant gives this a nice smokey flavor. The garlic and the sesame is a nice touch also! I've made this many times and my guests love it!


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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

2
small eggplants-cut in half lengthwise
4 large
cloves garlic-chopped
4 Tbsp
sesame tahini
2 Tbsp
fresh squeezed lemon juice or to taste
1 tsp
kosher salt or to taste
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
dusting of paprika

Step-By-Step

1Roast Eggplants on Grill / or over gas burner until tender (skin will be burned - that's OK)
2Peel & Chop Roasted Eggplants
3Add Chopped Eggplant, Chopped Garlic, Tahini, Lemon Juice, and Salt to food processor and pulse/puree until smooth
4Adjust Lemon Juice & Salt to taste.
5Move to serving bowl, drizzle with Olive Oil and dust with Paprika.
6Serve with warm Pita Chips, Crackers, or Vegetable Sticks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian