Print Recipe

Baba Ganouj


  • 1 medium size eggplant
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Juice of 1 small lemon
  • 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and freshly-ground pepper


  1. Roast eggplant in a 450 degrees F oven for 30 to 40 minutes, turning once, or until flesh is very tender and a sharp knife pierces without resistance.
  2. When cool enough to handle, remove peel.
  3. In a food processor, mince garlic. Add eggplant flesh, lemon juice, tahini and olive oil. Process to blend (may be smooth or a little chunky).
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve with fresh or toasted pita bread.

Recipe Goldmine

Join our Facebook group



Always Open!

To our Visitors

Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.