Baba Ganouj

20 Mar

Baba Ganouj

  • olive oil
  • 1 large eggplant
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. tahini
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp. freshly ground cumin (optional)

Slice the eggplant in half, lengthwise, and place cut side down on a lightly oiled baking sheet.  Bake for 30 min. at 350 degrees F.  Cool and peel.  Place the pulp in the food processor with the rest of the ingredients and puree until smooth.  Serve with olive oil and parsley on top (best served the next day).

 

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