Baba Ganoush Recipe

Looking for an easy Baba ganoush recipe? Learn how to make Baba ganoush using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hollyrc

Makes 8 servings



Used as a dip or spread, this is delicious and great on pitas with fresh or grilled veggies. From Everyday Food June 2009.

Recipe Ingredients for Baba ganoush

1 large eggplant
4 garlic cloves
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons tahini
1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt

Recipe Directions for Baba ganoush

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place eggplant and garlic on a rimmed baking sheet and rub with 2 tablespoons oil. Roast until garlic is soft and golden, 20 minutes. Remove garlic and set aside. Continue to roast eggplant until soft and deflated, 20 to 25 minutes more. Let cool 20 minutes.

  2. Slice eggplant open and scrape flesh into the bowl of a food processor. Peel garlic and add to bowl, along with lemon juice, tahini, salt, and 2 tablespoons oil. Process until smooth. (To store, refrigerate, up to 2 days.) Serve drizzled with more oil and a sprinkle of paprika if desired.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 79.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
111
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
359mg
15%
Potassium
171mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
5.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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