Eggplant Babaganoush

by on February 20, 2012
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  • 1 eggplant
  • 2 cloves garlic (diced)
  • 5 TBL lemon
  • 4 TBL tahini
  • 1 sprig parsley
  • Salt


  1. Wash outside of eggplant.
  2. Perforate skin of eggplant multiple times with fork.
  3. Cook over hot but indirect heat for 8-10 minutes, or until charred and reduced in size
  4. Turn, continue cooking – About 30 minutes total. (or roast in 400 degree oven for 30 minutes)
  5. Wrap in plastic wrap, leaving stem exposed
  6. Cut off stem and squeeze from belly button, removing all the flesh
  7. Put flesh into a colander and let drain for 1/2 hour
  8. Add diced garlic, salt, lemon, parsley and tahini
  9. Blend well. A food processor helps a lot
  10. If bitter add 1 TBL honey
  11. Serve with pita chips

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