Recipes and Cooking Baba Ganoush Be the first to rate & review! This rich Mediterranean eggplant spread is great for slathering on toasted baguette slices. A perfect party appetizer, this Mediterranean recipe will definitely be a crowd favorite. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 13, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Prep Time: 25 mins Roast Time: 30 mins Total Time: 55 mins Servings: 18 Yield: 4 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 medium eggplants (about 1 lb. each) ½ cup tahini (sesame seed paste) ¼ cup fresh Italian parsley leaves ¼ cup lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon olive oil Crushed red pepper (optional) Toasted baguette slices Directions Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a 15x10-inch baking pan with foil. Prick eggplants all over with a fork. Place in the prepared pan. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until very soft and skin is charred. Let cool until easy to handle. Remove and discard skins from eggplant. Place eggplant in a food processor or blender. Add the next five ingredients (through salt). Cover and pulse until nearly smooth, leaving some pieces of eggplant. Season to taste with additional salt. Transfer dip to a serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and, if desired, sprinkle with crushed red pepper. Serve with baguette slices. To Make Ahead Transfer dip to an airtight storage container. Cover and chill up to 3 days. Let stand at room temperature before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 67 Calories 4g Fat 6g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 18 Calories 67 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 114mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 6g 2% Total Sugars 3g Protein 2g Vitamin C 4.5mg 23% Calcium 18mg 1% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 213mg 5% Folate, total 25.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.