Baba Ganouche with Green Salad Recipe Video


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Eggplant2 Small, cut in half
 Parsley1 Tablespoon
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 153 Calories from Fat 72

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.7%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g5.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 11.3 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g6.9%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.6%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 4 g7.5%

Vitamin A 14.5% Vitamin C 29.5%

Calcium 4.2% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2) Cut the eggplant in half, place on baking sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes – until soft.
3) Remove from the oven, let cool, and scoop out flesh, discarding skin.
4) Mash the eggplant until smooth.
5) Add the tahini, the garlic, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and the cumin and mix well.
6)Season with salt, taste, and add more tahini and/or lemon juice, to suit your taste.

7) Drizzle with a little olive oil and garnish with parsley and olives if desired.
8) Serve with chopped vegetables, rice crackers or pita bread.

Editors Review

Baba Ganouche is a Lebanese dish. It is similar to hummus but is made with eggplant instead of chickpeas. The Chef shows how to make Baba Ganouche in an easy and simple manner.