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My classic baba ganoush recipe: a roasted eggplant dip with yogurt! Watch my video of how to prepare baba ganoush with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Mini!

Baba Ganoush Recipe

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 (1 cup)
Calories per serving 128 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large fresh eggplant
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened yogurt
  • 1 small garlic clove peeled and mashed
  • 3 sprigs fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts or sunflower seeds
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Pierce the eggplant several times with a knife. Wrap it in tinfoil and put it on an oven rack. Roast the eggplant in a preheated oven at 428°F (220°C) for about 45 minutes. Then turn off the heat. Leave the eggplant in the oven for another 30 minutes. Then cut it in half and let it cool. Remove the soft eggplant meat with a spoon. Discard the tougher skins.


  2. My classic baba ganoush recipe: a roasted eggplant dip with yogurt! Watch my video of how to prepare baba ganoush with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Mini!

  3. Then transfer the soft eggplant to a blender. Also add the mashed garlic, parsley and half of the chopped cilantro.


  4. My classic baba ganoush recipe: a roasted eggplant dip with yogurt! Watch my video of how to prepare baba ganoush with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Mini!

  5. Blend the ingredients. Add the yogurt.

  6. My classic baba ganoush recipe: a roasted eggplant dip with yogurt! Watch my video of how to prepare baba ganoush with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Mini!

  7. Blend again. Then add the lemon juice, olive oil and half of the sesame oil. Season with pepper and salt to taste.


  8. My classic baba ganoush recipe: a roasted eggplant dip with yogurt! Watch my video of how to prepare baba ganoush with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Mini!

  9. Blend the eggplant dip again until it's creamy and fragrant. Add extra yogurt if you want it to be less darker in color. Then check the seasoning and add extra pepper, salt, sesame oil or lemon juice to taste.


  10. My classic baba ganoush recipe: a roasted eggplant dip with yogurt! Watch my video of how to prepare baba ganoush with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Mini!

  11. Transfer the roasted eggplant dip to a deep plate or bowl. Put it in the fridge for another 5 minutes. Sprinkle lightly with some olive oil oil, the remaining chopped mint and pine nuts or sunflower seeds. Serve the baba ganoush cold.


  12. My classic baba ganoush recipe: a roasted eggplant dip with yogurt! Watch my video of how to prepare baba ganoush with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Mini!
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