This is a very healthy light eggplant dip that’s forking delicious. This will be among one of the best Baba Ghanoush Dips you ever tried.
Ingredients for about 4 servings
1 eggplant -(mine was on the large side) peeled, roasted, broiled, , chilled and drained
3- Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon (just the fresh squeezed juice)
1 teaspoon (heaping) tehini
1 teaspoon garlic confit (garlic cloves drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and roasted about an hour at 350 degrees F till soft and whip so it turns like a butter)
1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 cup water
fresh ground sea salt to taste
Aleppo Pepper to taste
optional teaspoon of sugar
This is an easy way to make great Baba Ghanoush the healthy and tasty eggplant dip. Just roast up a peeled and cubed eggplant covered with foil sprinkled with lemon juice and oil at 350 degrees until done. Then low broil the eggplant till charred. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate till cool or over night and drain liquids. The liquid is bitter and make sure you remove it. At this point you should recook the eggplant again but this time just put it in a microwave safe bowl covered with plastic wrap and microwave it about three minutes. Remove liquids again. Add remaining ingredients and blend to your liking and enjoy. You just might have the most delicious Baba Ghanoush you ever tried.
*****For SPECIAL Occasion Baba Ghanoush****
Heat up a charcoal BBQ and purchase WHITE EGGPLANTS that you peel and brush with olive oil. Cut them in slices, BBQ, and make char marks. You won’t need the liquid smoke or the sugar. This will be delicious the absolute best ever. The white eggplant is the best tasting sweetest eggplant. You won’t need to do all the draining and recooking either if you use a white eggplant on a charcoal BBQ.