Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush

Side Dish Vegetables Eggplant

A roasted eggplant dip or spread. Delicious served with pita or vegetables, alongside hummus or on its own!

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 66
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 3h 45m


  • 1 eggplant
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil


  • 1   Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • 2   Place eggplant on baking sheet, and make holes in the skin with a fork. Roast it for 30 to 40 minutes, turning occasionally, or until soft. Remove from oven, and place into a large bowl of cold water. Remove from water, and peel skin off.
  • 3   Place eggplant, lemon juice, tahini, sesame seeds, and garlic in an electric blender, and puree. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer eggplant mixture to a medium size mixing bowl, and slowly mix in olive oil. Refrigerate for 3 hours before serving.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 5.2g 8%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 7mg  
Potassium 141mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 4.6g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
Protein 1.6g 3%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 17IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 41mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 17mg  
Folate 17mcg