*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     BABA GHANNUJ (EGGPLANT APPETIZER)
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1                    Large eggplant
    1                    Clove garlic -- crushed
    1       t            Salt
      1/4   c            Tahini -- Sesame Seed Paste
    2       tb           Water
      1/4   c            Lemon juice
                         Lemon wedges
                         Parsley
                         Olive oil
 
   Set oven to 375F. Wash eggplant and remove stem.
   Pierce with a fork 4-6 times. Place in baking dish.
   Bake for 45 minutes or until tender. Remove from oven
   and run under cold water. Peel and mash; set aside. In
   serving bowl combine garlic, salt, and Tahini.
   Gradually add water and lemon juice, beating well.
   Fold in mashed eggplant. Garnish with lemon wedges,
   finely chopped parsley and a sprinkle of olive oil.
   Scoop up eggplant with pieces of Pita Bread to eat or
   serve as a side dish with any meal. Shared by Rita
   Taule, Prodigy ID# BTVC62A.
  
 
 
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