Baba Ganoush

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 40 min 8
Baba Ganoush
Health Highlights


3 eggplant Eggplant
1/4 cup Tahini
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
2 clove(s) Garlic (crushed)
1/2 tsp Cumin
1 dash Chili powder (or 1/2 tsp chili flakes)
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh
1/2 tsp Salt
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp Paprika (for garnish)


1. Char the eggplants:

  • Place the eggplants on a baking sheet lined with baking foil or strong parchment paper.
  • Using a fork, prick the skin of each of the eggplants several times.
  • Place them under a broiler for 5-8 minutes until the skin in lightly charred.
  • Turn them on the other side half way through the charring.


2. Bake the eggplants:

  • Once the eggplants are charred, turn the broiler off and preheat the oven to 220°C / 430°F.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • They will get wrinkly and very soft inside when they are done.
  • Remove from the oven and leave them to cool down enough to handle.

3. Slit the eggplants and scoop the flesh out. To remove the excess juice, you can place the flesh in a sieve (or you can use a colander) before mixing with the remaining ingredients. Discard the skins and stems.

If you prefer a chunky texture: Place the eggplant flesh on a chopping board and cut into small pieces. Then, in a bowl, mix with all the remaining ingredients (apart from the olive oil and paprika). Alternatively, if you prefer a smooth texture: Place the eggplant in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Transfer into a bowl and add all the remaining ingredients (apart from the olive oil and paprika).

4. Place in a serving bowl, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with ground paprika and fresh parsley. Enjoy with some freshly cut veggies, Keto Cheesy Crackers or Ultimate Keto Breadsticks. If not using immediately, cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 141
Calories from fat 84
Calories from saturated fat 11.8
Total Fat 9.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 158 mg
Potassium 525 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14.4 g
Dietary Fiber 6.7 g
Sugars 7.4 g
Protein 3.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 4.8

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