Baba ghanoush

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.




– 2 oversized eggplants

– 1 clove garlic

– Juice of 1 lemon

– 50 – 100g. sesame paste or tahini (according to taste)

– 1 tablespoon ground cumin

Olive oil

– Table salt

– Black olives


– Wash the eggplants. Cook them whole baked or grilled, for 20 minutes or until the skin is dry and brittle.

– Cool the eggplants and retire the skin.

– Place the eggplant cut into pieces in a bowl to blender with garlic, lemon juice, tahini, cumin and salt.

– Serve decorated with black olives.

Baba ghanoush recipe

Baba ghanoush


Eggplants are very low calorie vegetables, but they give us potassium, diuretic minerals, and antioxidant vitamins. Along with the properties of cumin to the stomach, it is a recipe easy to digest and ideal to serve as a starter with bread spreads or sticks.

You can combine with couscous, boiled rice or bread.

Ideal in the diet of children, students, youth, adults and seniors. It is also suitable for people with diabetes and obesity.

* Related information: Mediterranean diet characteristics.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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