Baba Ganoush is a middle-eastern dip made from roasted eggplant and is a healthy and enjoyable alternative to many other dips!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large eggplant, pierced with a fork in several places
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • 2 whole garlic cloves, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • olive oil to garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Peel and slice onion in half and lay on a large sheet of foil with the eggplant and wrap well.
  2. Put into very hot oven at 400°F-425°F for approximately 1 hour or until the eggplant is very soft.
  3. Scoop out eggplant flesh from skin and put into food processor with the onion and remaining ingredients. img_2757
  4. Pulse a few times until you have a nice chunky dip. Check for seasoning and adjust if required.
  5. Dish out onto serving plate and drizzle with olive oil, if desired.
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