Lemon Cilantro Eggplant Dip

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Doc's Mom

The light, nutty flavor of tahini, an essential ingredient in hummus, pairs perfectly with rich roasted eggplant in this delicious Mediterranean dip. From Good Housekeeping.

Top Review by mah

Excellent!! I recently did a detox where almost everything was off limits and had to eat tons of Fresh veggies - this really adds zip to boring food & is not bad for you at all!!

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Line a 15 1/2" by 10 1/2" jelly-roll pan with nonstick foil (or use regular foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray).
  3. Place eggplant halves, skin-sides up, in foil-lined pan.
  4. Wrap garlic in foil and place in pan with eggplants.
  5. Roast vegetables 45 to 50 minutes or until eggplants are very tender and skin is shriveled and browned.
  6. Unwrap garlic.
  7. Cool eggplants and garlic until easy to handle.
  8. When cool, scoop eggplants' flesh into food processor with knife blade attached.
  9. Squeeze out garlic pulp from each clove and add to food processor with tahini, lemon juice, and 3/4 teaspoon salt; pulse to coarsely chop.
  10. Spoon dip into serving bowl; stir in cilantro.
  11. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  12. Serve dip with pita and vegetables.

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