Baba Ghanoush + Pita Bread

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A crowd-pleasing, exotic dip that's a fantastic addition to any Christmas table, especially for guests on a puree stage or soft food diet. Serve with soft, warm, pita bread and enjoy this vegan, bariatric-friendly, flavoursome treat.

Here's what you'll need:

  • 2 medium aubergine
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 4 tbsp. tahini
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped

        Here's how to make it:

        Preheat the oven to 230°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. 

        Halve the aubergines lengthwise and brush the cut sides lightly with olive oil. Place them in the prepared tray with the halved sides down, roasting them for 35-40 minutes until the flesh is very tender.

        Once aubergines are cooked, set them aside to cool, then scoop out the flesh with a spoon, discarding the skin.

        Place the flesh on a sieve and leave for a bit (the longer, the better) to allow all the excess liquid to drain away.

        Place the flesh in a bowl, add the garlic, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil, and cumin. Mash everything with a fork, and continue stirring and mashing until the mixture is creamy—season to taste with salt.

        Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with smoked paprika and chopped parsley to garnish.


        Nutrition per serving

         Prep Cook Kcal Fats(g) Carbs(g) Protein(g)
        20 mins 35 mins 154 10 12 5


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