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Mediterranean Baba Ganoush

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by Marthese Quattromani


Mediterranean Baba Ganoush

Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 2 small aubergine
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 4 gloves garlic
  • 2 tbsps lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil, plus more as needed
  • 1 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For serving:
  • 50g black olives
  • 2-5 brown gluten free Pita bread


  • Preheat oven 190 degrees Celsius.
  • Halve the eggplants.
  • Make some slits in its flesh with a knife.
  • Brush with olive oil. Season with smoked paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Transfer the aubergine, cut side up, in a lined baking tray.
  • Roast for 35 mins. until tender.
  • Cool. For two of the pieces scoop out the flesh leaving the skin behind.
  • For the other two leave a rim of 1 cm round the edge so that they will be used as serving vessel. Transfer aubergine flesh to the strainer over a mixing bowl.
  • Stir the eggplant to release some moisture. Put the flesh into a clean bowl.
  • Add the garlic, lemon juice, tahini, half the parsley, olive oil, salt and pepper and mash with a fork.
  • Transfer the mixture in the aubergine shells.
  • Drizzle some more olive oil and sprinkle some more parsley.
  • Serve with black olives and toasted gluten free pita bread.


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