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Baba Ghanoush - Smoked Eggplant Paste

Baba Ghanoush - Smoked Eggplant Paste

Baba Ghanoush - Smoked Eggplant Paste

Discover the art of flavor with eggplants! We invite you to try our delicious oriental appetizer, which tastes exceptionally good in its smoked version. Preparing this dish is quick and simple, making it a perfect choice for any occasion.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 eggplants
  • 4 teaspoons of tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of olives, chopped or sliced, pitted
  • ½ teaspoon of smoked chili salt or kitchen salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of pepper
  • 10g of parsley (optional)
TOOLS

RECIPE

Smoking:

Baba Ghanoush - Smoked Eggplant Paste

  1. Wash the eggplants, then prick them several times with a knife.
  2. Place the eggplants along with the garlic in a preheated smoker set to 120 °C (248 °F).
  3. Smoke for 20 minutes, using beech wood chips.
  4. The eggplants will be ready when they become soft; the garlic can be removed earlier.

Preparing the paste:

Baba Ghanoush - Smoked Eggplant Paste

  1. Cut the eggplants in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh.
  2. In a blender, mix the eggplant flesh with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper until smooth.
  3. Finally, add some chopped parsley, using it to garnish the top of the paste.

Serve the paste with pita bread and olives for added flavor. Enjoy your meal!

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