Baba Ganoush - the Best in the World

Steps on how to prepare a Baba Ganoush - the Best in the World recipe

Time

35 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

103.6

    Ingredients

  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1/4 cup tahini, plus more as needed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, plus more as needed
  • 1 pinch ground cumin
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup brine-cured black olives, such as kalamata

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Prepare a medium-hot fire in a charcoal grill.

  2. 2. STEP

    Preheat an oven to 375°F.

  3. 3. STEP

    Prick the eggplant with a fork in several places and place on the grill rack 4 to 5 inches from the fire.

  4. 4. STEP

    Grill, turning frequently, until the skin blackens and blisters and the flesh just begins to feel soft, 10 to 15 minutes.

  5. 5. STEP

    Transfer the eggplant to a baking sheet and bake until very soft, 15 to 20 minutes.

  6. 6. STEP

    Remove from the oven, let cool slightly, and peel off and discard the skin.

  7. 7. STEP

    Place the eggplant flesh in a bowl.

  8. 8. STEP

    Using a fork, mash the eggplant to a paste.

  9. 9. STEP

    Add the 1/4 cup tahini, the garlic, the 1/4 cup lemon juice and the cumin and mix well.

  10. 10. STEP

    Season with salt, then taste and add more tahini and/or lemon juice, if needed.

  11. 11. STEP

    Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl and spread with the back of a spoon to form a shallow well.

  12. 12. STEP

    Drizzle the olive oil over the top and sprinkle with the parsley.

  13. 13. STEP

    Place the olives around the sides.

  14. 14. STEP

    Serve at room temperature.

    Ingredients

  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1/4 cup tahini, plus more as needed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, plus more as needed
  • 1 pinch ground cumin
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup brine-cured black olives, such as kalamata

    Tags

    LUNCH/SNACKS

    LEBANESE

    SOUTHWEST ASIA (MIDDLE EAST)

    ASIAN

    EUROPEAN

    SPRING

    SUMMER

    WINTER

    SAVORY

    BRUNCH

    < 60 MINS

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