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  • Serves: 12 Servings

Smoky Baba Ghanouj

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Category: Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 6 Pita bread rounds, (6-inch)
  • -split
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 Unpeeled eggplants,
  • -(1-pound) cut in half
  • -lengthwise
  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 1/4 c Tahini, (sesame seed paste)
  • 3 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 ds Paprika


Cut each pita half into 4 wedges. Place wedges in a single layer on a
baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 9 minutes or until browned. Set

Coat a grill rack with cooking spray; place on grill over medium-hot coals.

Place eggplant, cut side up, on rack; cook 20 minutes or until very tender.
Remove eggplant from grill; let cool slightly. Peel eggplant; set aside.
Position knife blade in food processor bowl, and add garlic. Pulse 4 times
or until garlic is finely chopped. Add peeled eggplant, tahini, lemon
juice, and salt, and process until smooth.

Cover and chill; sprinkle with paprika. Yield: 12 servings (serving size:
1/4 cup dip and 4 pita chips).

Per serving: 132 Calories; 3g Fat (21% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 22g
Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 252mg Sodium

Serving Ideas : Serve with toasted pita chips.

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