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Baba Ghannouj

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 teaspoon 5mlEggplant - peeled * (medium)
1/4 cup 59mlTahini
1 tablespoon 15mlLemon juice
1   Garlic clove
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlBlack pepper
1   Ground cumin
2 tablespoons 30mlSesame seeds
2 tablespoons 30mlFinely chopped fresh parsley

Recipe Instructions

* and cut into 1/2" cubes (about 3 cups) Steam eggplant until tender, about 8 minutes.

Place cooked eggplant in food processor. Add tahini (sesame paste),lemon juice, and garlic. Puree. Stir in remaining ingredients; spoon into serving bowl. Garnish with parsley sprig. Serve warm or chill. Makes 2 cups.


HINTS: - smaller eggplants have thinner peels and a sweeter flavor.

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