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090806 – Baba Ganoush
090806, 10:24 pm
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Baba Ganoush

Thank you David Lebovitz!  This Baba Ganoush was delicious and super easy.  My parents have a gas stove top so i had a great time charring the eggplant.  As an appetizer for 4 adults, i used only one medium sized eggplant and improvised a little…

  • 1 medium eggplant
  • 2 T creamy peanut butter (you can substitute any nut butter if you don’t have tahini on hand)
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 T+ 1 t lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, quartered
  • 1 t evoo
  • 2 T chopped parsley
  • 1/2 t red pepper flakes
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. prick eggplant and char over gas stove burner (so fun).
  3. roast in preheated oven for 20- 30 min (25 worked for me).
  4. cool eggplant, scoop out insides, and puree will all other ingredients in food processor till smooth.
  5. Add additional lemon juice, salt, and pepper to taste.  Will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.

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:O
eggplant and peanut butter… have to try it!!
but ….what is “evoo”?? never hear about it, and cann´t find a translation… :(
huge kisses!!!

Comment by fargopatt

Yeah, this recipe was really good! We could hardly taste the peanut butter… Evoo is my lazy abbreviation for ‘extra virgin olive oil’. Enjoy!

Comment by twoskinnyjenkins

ok, thank u very much…
i have everything at home… i´ll made it today… need to taste it!!!

XOXoxxo

Comment by fargopatt

[...] Again!  So, whenever I make crostini, I have this problem where I can never make just one thing to go on them.  At least two toppings, with three being optimal.  If I wasn’t simultaneously making brownies, I would have liked to make some tapenade or tomato and avocado topping as well.  The avocados here are so cheap.  At our hotel in Antigua last weekend, the various courtyards had huge avocado trees in them that were heavy with ripe avocados.  It was tempting to climb up and pluck a few, but I resisted. [...]

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