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Middle Eastern Baba Ganoush Recipe

Baba ganoush is a Middle Eastern spread and dip which is made with aubergine and similar to hummus which is made from chickpeas only. Spread on oatcakes to serve or use as a dip with raw vegetables such as chopped peppers and carrots.

Posted by: Ruth
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Cuisine

Middle Eastern

Time

30 - 60 mins

Skill Level

Confident

Serves

8

Courses etc.

Nibbles and Snacks
Side dishes
Starters

You will need

IngredientAdd
1 large aubergine More products
1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained More products
3 cloves garlic More products
60 ml lemon juice This item is not available to buy. This could be because it is seasonal or out of stock. More products
3 tbsp tahini More products
dash sea salt More products
60 ml olive oil More products
2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley (optional) This item is not available to buy. This could be because it is seasonal or out of stock. More products

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Method

  • Heat oven to 200 degrees / gas mark 6.
  • Slice aubergine in half and bake for around 45 minutes or until soft.
  • When slightly cooled, scoop out the aubergine's creamy flesh. Discard the skin.
  • In a blender or food processor, combine aubergine, chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tahini and salt until smooth.
  • Slowly blend in the the olive oil until well mixed.
  • Using a spoon, gently stir in chopped parsley if using.

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