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Lebanese Baba Ganoush
Eggplant dip made with tahini and lemon
- 2 large eggplant (aubergines) approx 1 kg
- 1 lemon
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ cup of tahini
- Drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
Char the aubergines (eggplants) on a gas hob for about fifteen minutes. Turn every few minutes until well done.
Put the aubergines in a colander to drain and remove the burnt skin with a fork. Cut the tops off.
Move to a bowl and beat well with a pestle. you can also use the bottom of a sturdy cup.
Add the lemon, tahini, salt and garlic and mix. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
Drizzle with good olive oil just before serving.