March 12, 2017
Baba Ganoush is a popular Middle East and Mediterranean dip made out of baked, roasted or broiled eggplant mixed with several other products. It is delicious and some people claims its romantic properties due to it sweetness. Even more, some oral traditions advice not to eat too much of it, as it could endanger the virtue. The reality is that not aphrodisiac properties have been proved but it is true that, after starting, it is not easy to stop eating the dish. It is accompanied by pita bread.
After cooking the whole egg plant for 40 to 50 minutes, peel it, smash it and mix it in a mixer with lemon juice, garlic, raw tahini, olive oil and cumin and salt.
• 1 large eggplant
• 3 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 lemon
• 2 tablespoons raw tahini
• 1 clove garlic
• Parsley and tomato (optional) to garnish
After finishing the blending to get a smooth paste, pour it in a bowl and add some virgin extra olive oil on top of it.
Serve it with pita bread.
1 tablespoon of Baba ganoush has from 20 to 25 calories