Authentic Baba Ganoush Recipe
Prep Time: 10 Min
Cook Time: 40 Min
2 large eggplants 2 tsp ground cumin 1 garlic clove 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley ¼ cup tahini sauce
- Pre-heat oven to 425F | 220C - Place eggplants on a baking tray and poke with a fork several times.
Bake for 40-50 minutes until the skin is wrinkled and the inside is tender.
Let the eggplant cool. Cut them lengthwise and scoop the flesh out with a spoon or a knife.
Leave the flesh to sit in a colander or sieve to allow excess moisture to drain
Place eggplant flesh in a food processor and add lemon juice.
Add olive oil.
Quickly pulse until combined. Don't over-process.
Adjust Seasonings to taste
- Sweet or smoked paprika, chilli, or cayenne pepper -Sesame seeds - Crushed pistachio nuts or toasted pine nuts - Chopped cilantro or parsley - Pomegranate seeds - Whole olives and fresh herbs
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