Baba Ghannuj (Eggplant Appetizer) Recipe
1 large eggplant
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup tahini, sesame seed paste
2 tbsp water
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 lemon wedges
1 olive oil
Set oven to 375F. Wash eggplant and remove stem. Pierce with a fork
4-6 times. Place in baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes or until tender.
Remove from oven and run under cold water. Peel and mash; set aside.
In serving bowl combine garlic, salt, and Tahini. Gradually add water
and lemon juice, beating well. Fold in mashed eggplant. Garnish with
lemon wedges, finely chopped parsley and a sprinkle of olive oil.
Scoop up eggplant with pieces of Pita Bread to eat or serve as a side
dish with any meal. Shared by Rita Taule, Prodigy ID# BTVC62A.
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