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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

Servings

6

Veg solo

Components

Vegetable

Ingredients

  • 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)

Directions

  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. Pair this dip with 1/4 cup of carrot & cucumber spears and crackers for a creditable snack.

One serving provides 1/4 cup vegetable.

Creditable Stamp 2017