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A yellow dish with baba ganoush appetizer
Easy Baba Ganoush Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Easy Baba Ganoush Recipe, a cold appetizer for any party. It's super delicious, and, as a bonus point, it's vegan, gluten free and low carb too, which means everybody gets to enjoy it. It's the most delicious eggplant/aubergine salad or dip that goes is not only so tasty, but healthy too. It can be served at any party, game day or picnic, not only in summer, but all year round. The tahini gives it a spectacular taste.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: cold appetizers
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 120 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 3 eggplant (aubergines)
  • 1 tbsp tahini paste
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • a pinch of black pepper
  • parsley or coriander (cilantro) to garnish
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius (390 Fahreneheit).

  2. Place the eggplant on a baking tray, and bake for 30-40 minutes until the pulp is soft.

  3. Peel and chop finely, then add the pulp to a colander.

  4. Use the back of a spoon to press down well, allowing as much liquid to be released.

  5. Transfer to a bowl, add the olive oil, lemon juice, tahini paste, minced garlic, and season well with salt and pepper.

  6. Garnish with fresh parsley or coriander leaves.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Baba Ganoush Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 153mg6%
Potassium 803mg23%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 10g40%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.