Baba Ganoush

Serves 2

10 Minute Prep Time

By Vega on November 14, 2013 , categorized in Sides & Appies, Snacks

baba ghanoush

Baba ganoush is a delicious Middle Eastern dip made of roasted eggplant, garlic and tahini. Before serving, sprinkle it with paprika and cilantro and then serve with raw veggies or your favorite gluten-free crackers.

Ingredients

  • 1 large eggplant
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil or Vega® Antioxidant Omega Oil Blend
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place eggplant on baking sheet and pierce skin of eggplant with a fork a few times.

  3. Roast eggplant for 30 to 40 minutes, or until soft. Turning eggplant every 10 minutes.

  4. Once eggplant is cool peel off skin

  5. In a blender or food processer, puree eggplant, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, oil, salt and pepper. Taste and adjust flavors as desired. Refrigerate for 3 hours before serving.

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