Baba Ganouj

Title: Baba Ganouj
Categories: None
Yield: 1 Servings

Olive oil
1 md Eggplant
2 md Cloves of garlic; minced
1/4 c Fresh lemon juice
1/4 c Sesame tahini
1/2 ts Salt
Black pepper; to taste
Cayenne; to taste

Cost: $ – Preparation Time: 30 minutes Difficulty Level: 2 – Servings: 4-6

1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Lightly oil baking sheet.

2. Slice the eggplant in half lengthwise, and place face-down on the baking
sheet. Bake for 30 minutes or until very tender. Cool to the touch.

3. Scoop out the eggplant insides, and discard the skin. Place the insides
in a food processor, and add the garlic, lemon juice, tahini and salt.
Puree until smooth.

4. Transfer to a serving dish, cover tightly, and chill. Drizzle the top
with a little olive oil just before serving. Serve with an assortment of
crackers.

Posted to The Gourmet Connection Recipe Page Newsletter by Gourmet
Connection on Dec 28, 1997