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Baba Ghanoush

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Baba Ghanoush is actually not made with tahini, it is made with lemon juice and garlic and olive oil and garnished with all kinds of vegetables.
  Eggplant 1 Large, baked and peeled
  Juice of lemon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 , minced
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tahini 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Blend In Blender Or Mix With Mortar)
  Mint/Parsley 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon

Roast the eggplant then place a plastic bag to cool, then you can peel and remove top, place in a bowl. Add garlic, lemon juice and tahini paste, blend in a blender or with a mortar. Spread in a place and garnish with parsley or mint and top with olive oil and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper or paprika.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Middle Eastern
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Middle Eastern appetizers are simply marvelous. Here is a video that displays how to make Baba Ghanoush, a roasted eggplant and tahini dip. The chef nicely explains and presents the recipe in this video. So try out this baba ghanoush with pita bread or as a sandwich spread or rolled up in wraps.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 972 Calories from Fat 623

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g114%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1031.2 mg43%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g23.8%

Dietary Fiber 24.7 g98.9%

Sugars 14.3 g

Protein 29 g57.5%

Vitamin A 59% Vitamin C 137.1%

Calcium 28.6% Iron 44.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baba Ghanoush Recipe Video