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Baba Ghannouj (Eggplant and Sesame Puree)

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Category: Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 md Eggplant
  • 1/4 c Lemon juice
  • 1/4 c Tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 Cloves garlic
  • 2 ts Salt; or to taste
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1/4 c Finely chopped parsley

 Directions

Place eggplant on center shelf in hot oven. Cook until soft, turning often.
Peel off skin while hot. Remove stem and end of eggplant, if firm.

Chop flesh. Put in blender or food processor. Puree. Blend in most of the
lemon juice. Gradually add tahini.

Crush garlic into a paste with 1 teaspoon salt. Add to eggplant. Beat well.
Adjust flavor with lemon juice and remaining salt. Beat in olive oil and
parsley. If using food processor, put about 4 sprigs of parsley into
container. Process until chopped, but still visible.

Place in shallow dish. Garnish with parsley. Serve with Arab bread as an
appetizer.

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