Baba Ghanouj/ Baba Ghanoush Recipe 

Last Updated on March 12, 2023 by Jacqueline Rafidi


If you are a fan of hummus or variations of the dish, you will LOVE this! Baba Ghanouj is basically another take on hummus, just adding roasted eggplant, parsley and other delicious flavors! Find the recipe below and check out my video with a special guest on my YouTube channel: The Bite with Jackie!

Here’s a list of other similar dishes! 
Muhammara – roasted red pepper, walnut and pomegranate dip
Fuul mudammas – fava bean dip

Baba Ghanouj/ Baba Ghanoush Recipe

If you are a fan of hummus or variations of the dish, you will LOVE this! 
Total Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish, Snack
Servings 4


  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 3-4 tablespoons of finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 jalapeño optional
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons tahini sauce
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt or to taste

Serving options:

  • Most commonly eaten with pita bread


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees, F. Place eggplant on baking sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until soft. Let cool to touch.
  • Cut the stem from top portion of the eggplant. Slice halfway through in the middle of the eggplant and with a spoon, begin to detach the eggplant flesh from the skin. Discard the skin of the eggplant. Chop the eggplant finely.
  • In a small bowl, add lemon juice to tahini sauce and mix. Add water till desired consistency forms.
  • In another mixing bowl, combine parsley, garlic, jalapeño (if using), and salt. Add tahini mixture, and finely chopped eggplant and mix, adding water if too think.
  • Place on serving plate, add olive oil and vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumber, olives, etc., and enjoy!
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