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Baba Ganoush

Quite Similar to hummus, Baba Ganoush it is just as delicious on any Mediterranean platter. Main Ingredient is all about eggplant mixed with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic yields a smooth and creamy dip like none other.

Baba Ganoush

This Baba Ganoush recipe is a smoky Middle Eastern eggplant dip made with charred eggplant, tahini, lemon juice, and olive oil.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dip, Side Dish
Cuisine: Isreali, Middle Eastern
Keyword: Appetizers, Dips, Sauces, Side Dish
Servings: 8
Calories: 57kcal


  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • 8 x 24-Inch Plastic Cutting Board
  • 8" Chef's Knife
  • BBQ Basting Brushes
  • Natural Gas Grill
  • 12" Locking Tongs with Metal Head
  • Half-Sheet Pan
  • Salad Spinner
  • 14-Cup Food Processor



  • 2 Eggplants (1¼ lb. each)


  • 3 Tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. Tahini
  • 2 tsp. Minced fresh garlic
  • Salt and cayenne pepper to taste
  • Olive oil Extra-virgin
  • Fresh mint Thinly sliced
  • Naan or pita warmed


  • Preheat grill to medium. Brush grill grate with oil.
  • Pierce eggplants in several places with a toothpick.
  • Grill eggplants, covered, turning often, until very tender and charred on all sides (skins will likely split), about 40 minutes. Transfer eggplants to a baking sheet and cover with foil; let rest 10 minutes.
  • Scoop flesh (and seeds) from eggplants into a salad spinner; discard charred skins. Gently spin eggplant until excess moisture is extracted; transfer flesh to a food processor.
  • Add lemon juice, tahini, and garlic to food processor and purée; season with salt and cayenne. Transfer dip to a serving bowl; drizzle with oil, garnish with mint, and serve with flatbread.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories57
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 2g 4%
    • Sodium 4mg 1%
    • Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
      • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    • Protein 2g 4%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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