Baba Ghanoush

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By Lillian Russo
from Long Island, NY

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!

serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min


  •   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

How To Make

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

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