Spicy Baba Ganoush Eggplant Dip
Spicy Baba Ganoush (Eggplant Dip) - with red pepper and sriracha, this appetizer is for you spicy food lovers!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
- 1 eggplant
- 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
- 1 lemon , juiced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- More olive oil as needed
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- sriracha , optional
Slice the eggplant into 1/2 inch pieces. Drizzle with olive oil and cook on the grill or in oven under high broil for 5 minutes. Flip and cook another 5 minutes. After cooling, remove eggplant skin.
In a food processor, add eggplant flesh, garlic, tahini, lemon juice and salt and combine.
Add more olive oil as needed to reach desired consistency, and top off with red pepper and sriracha.
Serve with crackers, carrots or your favorite dippers.
For added flavor, cook the garlic cloves with the eggplant on the grill or under the broil. *Adapted from Gimme Delicious