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Baba Ghanoush

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  Egg plant 2 Large, cut into thick slices
For grilling
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
For making ghanoush
  Garlic 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cumin 2 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt & pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Hot sauce 1 Dash
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1.Dredge the olive oil on the egg plant slices and season with salt & pepper.
2.Place on the grill for 15 minutes to cook.
3.Now carefully remove the skin from the grilled eggplant.
4.Place the eggplant in the blender, add little bit of water and lemon juice to process it.
5.Season with salt and pepper, add minced garlic, cumin, parsley, move it around using a spatula and blend it well.
6.Lastly add the extra virgin olive oil and hot sauce and blend it again until it forms a thick consistency.

7.Serve Baba ghanoush in a bowl with some toasted pita chips as an appetizer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 202 Calories from Fat 121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.6%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 922.9 mg38.5%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.7%

Sugars 5.9 g

Protein 4 g8.7%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 27.9%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 32.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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