Baba Gannouj

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Fragrant, flavorful spices swirl through this delicious dish that takes eggplant to a new extreme! Bowls of beautiful baba gannouj goodness can be made quickly and easily, and enjoyed for days!

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 8 hours 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups thinly sliced eggplant strips
  • 2 cups water
  • 2½ tsp. salt, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped parsley

Directions

  • Place eggplant strips in a bowl or casserole dish and cover with water and 2 teaspoons salt. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Drain the eggplant. Place the eggplant, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, cumin, black pepper, remaining salt, and paprika in a food processor and process until smooth.
  • Pour mixture into a serving bowl and drizzle olive oil on top. Garnish with fresh parsley.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups thinly sliced eggplant strips
  • 2 cups water
  • 2½ tsp. salt, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped parsley

Directions

  • Place eggplant strips in a bowl or casserole dish and cover with water and 2 teaspoons salt. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Drain the eggplant. Place the eggplant, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, cumin, black pepper, remaining salt, and paprika in a food processor and process until smooth.
  • Pour mixture into a serving bowl and drizzle olive oil on top. Garnish with fresh parsley.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories90
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1470mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars4g
Protein3g