Here’s a traditional baba ganoush recipe that goes great with chips, pita bread, or veggies. When you get it right, baba ganoush is smooth and luxurious, smoky, and savory.
2 lbs eggplant
¼ cups lemon juice
¼ cups tahini
1 clove garlic, minced
¼ cups finely minced onion
salt and pepper, if desired
1 Tablespoon olive oil
2 Tablespoon minced parsley
- Prick eggplant with fork and place on baking sheet. Broil for approximately 20 minutes. Turn occasionally so skin chars on all sides. Let cool.
- When cool, scoop out inside and place in bowl. Mash with tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt & pepper. Cover and refrigerate.
- Before serving, sprinkle with oil and minced parsley.
- Serve with pita slices, or fresh veggies for dipping.