Are you looking for a delicious appetizer to serve your friends or family? If so, look no further than baba ganoush! This Mediterranean-inspired dip is full of aromatic spices and creamy, smoky flavors that are sure to tantalize the taste buds of everyone at the table. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy, this classic dish will be an eye-catching centerpiece on any dinner spread. Whether served as part of a larger meal or simply as a snack with some bread or pita chips, baba ganoush is guaranteed to be hit anytime it’s made. So go get prepping – your dinner guests are in for a treat!
3 Tbsp olive oil, divided
1 large eggplant, cut in half lengthwise
2 cloves garlic
2 Tbsp tahini
1 lemon, juiced
1 Tbsp parsley, fresh
1 tsp cumin, ground
1/2 tsp paprika
salt, to taste
black pepper, to taste
How to Prepare
Preheat the oven to 425° Fahrenheit.
Wash, trim stem, and cut eggplant in half lengthwise.
Brush the cut side of the eggplant with some oil and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet, cut side down.
Roast until eggplant is very tender, about 40 minutes.
Remove pan from oven. Use a spoon to scoop the flesh of the eggplant into a food processor.
Add the garlic, tahini, lemon juice, remaining olive oil, parsley, pepper, cumin, and paprika. Blend until smooth and creamy.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.