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Eggplant Enchantu00e9: Sensational Baba Ghanoush Delight

Baba Ghanoush

About the Dish:

Baba Ghanoush is a traditional Middle Eastern dip made from roasted eggplants, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. It is smooth and creamy with a rich smoky flavor. This dish is popular in many Mediterranean and Arab cuisine and is often served as an appetizer or a side dish. The roasted eggplant gives the dip a unique and delicious taste, while the tahini adds a nutty and slightly tangy flavor. Baba Ghanoush is typically enjoyed with pita bread or vegetable sticks.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 200mg
Total Carbohydrates 15g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g


Ingredient Quantity
Eggplants 2
Tahini 1/4 cup
Garlic 2 cloves
Lemon Juice 2 tablespoons
Olive Oil 2 tablespoons
Salt To taste

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Preheat your oven to 400°F. Cut the eggplants in half lengthwise and place them on a baking sheet, cut side up.
  • Step 2: Drizzle the olive oil over the eggplants and season with salt. Roast them in the oven for about 40-45 minutes, or until the flesh is soft and the skin is charred.
  • Step 3: Remove the eggplants from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes. Scoop out the flesh and transfer it to a food processor.
  • Step 4: Add the tahini, garlic cloves, and lemon juice to the food processor. Process until smooth and creamy.
  • Step 5: Taste and adjust the seasonings, adding more salt or lemon juice if needed.
  • Step 6: Transfer the baba ghanoush to a serving dish and drizzle with olive oil. Garnish with fresh herbs if desired.
  • Step 7: Serve the baba ghanoush with pita bread or vegetable sticks. Enjoy!

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