The Best Baba Ghanoush

The Best Baba Ghanoush
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You can make this wonderful bread accompaniment by hand, as directed in this recipe, or simply place all of the ingredients in a food processor and pulse to a thick puree.
Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1
  • 1 medium eggplant pricked all over with a fork
  • 1 clove garlic pressed or finely minced (and squashed with the side of a knife)
  • juice of 1 lemon (2-3 tablespoons)
  • 2 inch pita wedge or half slice bread (crumbled)
  • ¼ chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley for garnish
  1. Microwave the eggplant about 10 minutes, or until it is soft. Let cool until you can handle it comfortably.
  2. Scoop the flesh into a bowl, add the garlic, and mash with a potato masher. Add the bread and lemon juice, and continue to mash and stir the mixture until well blended.
  3. Stir in the parsley, salt, and pepper. Garnish with more parsley and serve.

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