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Baba ghanoush

Added by: on Feb 18th, 2017
This traditional super healthy Middle Eastern spread is made from roasted eggplants, mixed with the sesame pasta - tahini, olive oil, and seasoned with various spices and herbs. In Arabic language, baba ghanoush means "pampered papa" or "coy daddy", which probably refers to its .. more >
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Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
45 min
Ready In:
55 min

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Original Recipe Yield: 6 servings
 

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium aubergines
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp tahini, sesame pasta
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper (or chilli)
  • 1 tsp cumin, ground
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lemons, juice
  • 2 olives
  • 1 tbsp herbs (parsley) to garnish
Nutrition Facts
Baba ghanoush

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 240

  • Total Fat: 20 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 2.8 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 21.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.8 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 7.2 g
  •     Sugars: 8.5 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g
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Directions:

1

Preheat the oven to 180C/350F.

2

Cut the aubergines in half lengthways.

3

Cut the flesh in aubergines sides in a crisscross pattern, don’t cut through the skins and drizzle the flesh with 2 tablespoons olive oil.

4

Arrange on a baking tray, flesh-side facing up, bake in the oven for around 45 minutes until soft.

5

After cooling, scoop out the soft flesh from the aubergine discarding the skin, add crushed garlic, cumin, extra virgin olive oil and blend the all with a immerse blender.

6

Add the tahini, red pepper (or chilli powder), squeeze in the lemon juice, make a thick smooth puree.

7

Add a pinch of salt and/or pepper.

8

Transfer to a bowl, garnish with olives or herbs (such as parsley, coriander, dill) and serve.

Cooks' note:
More details are at
http://danieladanaphotographer.blogspot.sk/2017/02/baba-ghanoush.html

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