Baba Ghanouj

  • 1 eggplant
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 3 Tbsp tahini
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • EVOO; as desired and for drizzling
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper; as desired
  • *Warm pita for serving

Cut eggplant down the middle lengthwise. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and roast for 40 minutes at 400 degrees. Remove eggplant from oven and scoop out all the insides. Place in a blender or Cuisinart with all other ingredients and puree until smooth. Serve warm drizzled with olive oil and use warm pita for dipping