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baba ganoush recipe

Baba Ghanoush


Baba Ghanoush will complete any Greek meze platter

  • Yields: 1 cup |
  • Difficulty:

  • Prep Time : 15 mins |
  • Cook Time : 30 mins
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2 aubergines (brinjals), washed and kept whole

2 Tbsp (30 ml) olive oil

1 onion, finely chopped

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped

handful of parsley, chopped

zest and juice of 1 lemon

2 tsp (10 ml) tahini paste

salt and freshly milled black pepper


Preheat the oven to 200 °C.

Place the aubergines onto a baking tray and roast for 30 minutes or until soft and the skin is well blistered. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before peeling and discarding the skin. Place the aubergine flesh along with the rest of the ingredients, in a food processor and blend until smooth.

Season with salt and freshly milled pepper and serve with the lamb koftas.