Classic Baba Ghanoush

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  • Total: 45 min
  • Cook: 45 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 large eggplants

2 Tbs. lemon juice

1/4 cup tahini

3 garlic cloves, peeled

1/4 cup olive oil, plus 1tbs.

pita bread

salt and pepper 

salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Cut each eggplant in half vertically and place on sheet pan. Drizzle with about 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 40-45 minutes until very soft. 
  2. Let eggplants cool before handling. Scoop eggplant flesh out of skins into bowl of a food processor. Add lemon juice, tahini, garlic, olive oil and salt and pepper. Process until smooth. Serve with pita bread or pita chips.