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Baba Ganoush

Baba Ghanoush

Snack/Lunch/Supper Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

50 minutes

Serving Size

1/4 cup



Veg solo




  • 1 large eggplant ( 1.5 to 1.75 lbs)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp plain yogurt (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Cut a shallow slit from the top to the bottom of the eggplant. Place into a baking pan and roast for 40 minutes or until soft. Allow to cool then cut in half.
  3. Scoop the inside of the eggplant and place in food processor or blender. Discard the peel.
  4. In the food processor or blender, place all other ingredients and blend until you have a smooth mixture.
  5. Scoop 1/4 cup onto each plate. Pairs well with carrots and & cucumber spears and whole grain-rich crackers or pita bread.

One serving provides 1/4 cup vegetable.

Creditable Stamp 2017