Delicious Recipes

Baba Ganoush

  • Prep

    15 mins

  • Ready

    45 mins

  • Serves

    8 people

  • Calories

    223 / Serving


4 Gourmet Baby Eggplants
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons tahini paste
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for garnish
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, plus extra for garnish
Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat barbecue, place whole eggplants on grill. Cook, turn until tender with char marks, 30 minutes. Place eggplants in bowl, cover and rest for 30 minutes, until cool
  2. Uncover bowl. Peel skin from each eggplant and place into strainer set over bowl. Let drain for 30 minutes
  3. Mash eggplant and drain in strainer
  4. Add garlic and lemon juice to mashed eggplant, stirring with fork until mix becomes rough paste. Add tahini, stir, then add olive oil in steady stream. The mix should become pale and creamy
  5. Mix in parsley, salt, then pepper. Adjust seasoning as desired
  6. Place in serving bowl; drizzle with olive oil and chopped parsley. Serve with toasted pita bread rounds or wedges. Always serve at room temperature for best flavor

Cooking Tips

It’s important to drain excess liquid from the eggplant before adding other ingredients to avoid a watery dip! This can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to four days.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1, Servings Per Recipe: 8, Amount Per Serving: Calories 223, Total Fat 16.1g (21% Daily Value), Saturated Fat 2.4g (12% Daily Value), Cholesterol 0mg (0% Daily Value), Sodium 9mg (0% Daily Value), Potassium 647mg (14% Daily Value), Carbohydrate 17.8g (6% Daily Value), Dietary Fiber 10.9g (39% Daily Value), Sugars 8.3g, Protein 5.1g.

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