Baba Ghanouj (Baked Eggplant Dip) Recipe

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Submitted by almajoly

Makes 8 servings



From Veggie Revolution by Sally Kniedel and Sara Kate Kniedel "This is a delicious, creamy Mediterranean spreads. It's similar to hummus, but with a smoother, creamier texture. It's great for taking to potlucks or for keeping on hand in the refrigerator. Serve on pita bread or use as a dip for carrots, cucumber slices and celery sticks"

Recipe Ingredients for Baba Ghanouj (Baked Eggplant Dip)

1 medium-sized eggplant
2 tablespoons tahini
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon cumin

Recipe Directions for Baba Ghanouj (Baked Eggplant Dip)

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Slice eggplant in half. Place it on a greased baking sheet and brush the skin lightly with oil to prevent scorching. Bake for about 25 minutes, or until tender. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

  3. When the eggplant is cool enough to touch, gently peel away the bitter-tasting skin. Place the soft insides in a mixing bowl and mash thoroughly.

  4. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well and chill for at least half an hour before serving.

  5. Makes 2 - 3 cups.

Categories

Vegetables, Appetizers, Snacks, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 66.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
44
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
153mg
6%
Potassium
157mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
4.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
1.3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 2% Iron 3%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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