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Claire's Middle Eastern Eggplant Dip Recipe

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Submitted by clairelaine

Makes 8 servings



Made with grilled eggplant and served with pita. My version of Baba Ganoosh

Recipe Ingredients for Claire's Middle Eastern Eggplant Dip

2 pounds eggplant
2 tbs tahini
4 tbs lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
4 cloves garlic
1/4 cup parsley

Recipe Directions for Claire's Middle Eastern Eggplant Dip

  1. Wash the eggplants and place them on the hot grill on medium heat.

  2. Keep turning until the skin is charred and the eggplant is very soft.

  3. Place the eggplant on a platter and slit it open to allow it to cool

  4. When cool enough to handle, scrape out and chop the inside and discard the charred skin. If some charred skin get in it, that's ok, because you want a nice smoky taste

  5. In a food processor, or by hand, combine the tahini with the lemon juice and garlic until pale and mix into the eggplant with the parsley

  6. season to taste with salt

  7. Serve at room temperature. May be made ahead.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 128.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
54
Calories from Fat
21
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
153mg
6%
Potassium
302mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
8.5g
3%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
2.0g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 15%
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
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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