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Baba ghanoush

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Half a pita and 2 tablespoons dip
Calories 233

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 2.5 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Total fat 5 g
Sodium 150 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 12 g
Protein 7 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

This roasted eggplant dip is delicious with pita bread and raw veggies.

Ingredients

(Serves 4)
  • 1 bulb garlic (about 8 cloves)
  • 2 eggplants, sliced lengthwise, skin removed
  • 1 red bell pepper, halved and seeded
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about 4 tablespoons)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
  • 2 rounds of whole-wheat pita or other flatbread

Directions

Spray cold grill with cooking spray. Heat one side of the grill to high. (Or move coals to one side of the grill.)

Slice top off garlic bulb, wrap in foil and place on cooler part of grill. Roast for 20 to 30 minutes. On hot part of grill, place eggplant slices and bell pepper. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

Squeeze roasted garlic out of bulb and place in food processor. Add grilled eggplant and red bell pepper. Add lemon juice, basil, olive oil and pepper. Pulse until smooth. Place dip in serving bowl.

Warm bread on grill for a few seconds on each side. Serve with dip.

Last Updated: January 12th, 2019