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Farmers Market logo Dec 2012

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Baba Ganoush

From The Daring Gourmet

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F. Poke the eggplant all over with the tines of a fork. Place it on a baking sheet along with the garlic and roast until tender, 40-45 minutes. Remove the garlic after 30 minutes and remove the peel. Remove the eggplant from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing the peel.
  2. Place the eggplant, garlic and tahini in a food processor and process until fairly smooth but not completely pureed. Scrape the mixture into a bowl and add the lemon juice, cumin and salt. Stir to thoroughly combine.
  3. With the back of a spoon, make a swirl in the top of the baba ganoush, drizzle oilve oil in the swirl grooves, and sprinkle with paprika and fresh cilantro.
  4. Serve immeidately with toasted pita wedges, flatbread, or vegetables.