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Baba Ganoush (smoky eggplant dip)



  • 4 eggplants
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/2 tsp salt


Preheat oven to 425°. Cover an oven tray with parchment paper.

Prick eggplants all over and roast for 35-40 minutes Leave to cool. Slice off stem area and peel.

In a bowl with the eggplant add crushed garlic, lemon juice, tahini and salt.

Mix together with a fork until all ingredients are combined.

Serve with Lebanese bread as a dip.


  • DO NOT forget to prick those eggplants or they will explode in your oven!
  • This dip has a fantastic smoky taste and can be served on a mezze platter or with smoked salmon as an entree.
  • Bottled lemon juice works very well if you don’t have fresh lemons.
  • Tahini is crushed sesame seed paste and can be found in the health foods section of your supermarket.
  • You can also serve this on a plate with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a nice sprinkle of paprika and pita bread.

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