Baba Ganouche

By Debe Pendice

Ingredients
  • 4 Tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 medium eggplants 1 large tomato, finely diced

  • 1 handful fresh mint leaves, chopped

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions
  1. Preheat the broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and grease with half the olive oil. Slice eggplant crosswise into 1/4" slices and place on the prepareed baking sheet. Yurn over so the oiled side is up. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and broil until charred, 2-3 minutes. Repeat on the other side and repeat with the remaining eggplant and oil.

  2. Using a blender, puree the eggplant with the mint and garlic.

  3. Servings: 16


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Per Servings
Calories
48
Carbohydrates
4 g
Protein
1 g
Fat
4 g

snacks appetizer broiled lemon mint tomatoes olive oil eggplant ultra-low-carb appetizers vegetarian gluten free dairy free anti inflammatory side side dish low carb

3 replies

BIRDY
BIRDY 2009-12-26 02:34:19 -0600 Report

hey Akotoch , this is a Turkish dish which is called Baba GannuĊŸ. Where are you from , Turkey?

akotoch
akotoch 2009-12-24 08:13:54 -0600 Report

You can also add 1 tablespoon of Tahini paste and lemon juice to taste, then puree all the ingredients together. Very tasty and great as a dip.

Avera
Avera 2009-09-08 00:24:06 -0500 Report

I have NEVER fixed this. BUT I am sure going to try it. It sounds great to use as a dip also.