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lebanese baba ganoush

Lebanese Baba Ganoush

Eggplant dip made with tahini and lemon

Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Lebanese
Keyword Authentic, Eggplant, Healthy, Mezze
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 large eggplant (aubergines) approx 1 kg
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup of tahini
  • Drizzle of extra virgin olive oil


  1. Char the aubergines (eggplants) on a gas hob for about fifteen minutes. Turn every few minutes until well done.

  2. Put the aubergines in a colander to drain and remove the burnt skin with a fork. Cut the tops off.
  3. Move to a bowl and beat well with a pestle. you can also use the bottom of a sturdy cup.

  4. Add the lemon, tahini, salt and garlic and mix. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  5. Drizzle with good olive oil just before serving.

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