Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence
Show: Food 911
Yield:
about 2 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Pierce the eggplants in a few places with a fork, so steam has somewhere to go when you cook them.

For a smoky flavor that will add depth to the finished dish, grill the eggplants on a very hot, oiled grill pan (or barbecue) until the skins are wrinkled and black, and the eggplants shriveled and soft; turning often. (If you prefer, roast the eggplants in a preheated 400 degree F oven for 30 minutes.)

When the eggplants are cool enough to handle, split them open and scoop out the flesh, discarding the skin and as many seeds as possible.

In a food processor, combine the garlic, tahini, lemon juice and parsley; puree until smooth. Add the eggplant flesh; season with cumin, salt, and pepper; pulse several times to make a thick, coarse puree. Pour in the oil and pulse again to incorporate. Taste and adjust seasoning, as needed. Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with chopped pistachios. Serve with pita wedges for dipping.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Grilled Asparagus

Recipe courtesy of Carol Kurt

Grilled BBQ Potato Skins

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Recipe courtesy of Williston Dye

Grilled Salmon and Pineapple with Avocado Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Sicilian Grilled Swordfish

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Grilled Lamb Chops

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Grilled Chilean Sea Bass

Recipe courtesy of Enchantment Resort

Grilled Hanger Steak

Recipe courtesy of Anne Burrell

Grilled Corn Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Robin Miller

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking