Baba Ganoush Dip

Pita chips are the perfect accompaniment to this flavorful dip that originates from the Middle East.

Related To:


1 large eggplant
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley

Yield: 1 cup


1.  Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Pierce the eggplant several times with a fork, wrap in aluminum foil and bake for 40-45 minutes until the eggplant is soft and wrinkly. 

2. Place in a colander over a bowl to drain any juices (about 20 minutes).

3.  Peel the skin, and chop coarsely. Place in a food processor with all other ingredients, and pulse to desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with baked pita bread or chips.

Next Up

Tomato Goat Cheese Dip

Drizzle balsamic vinaigrette on top for even more flavor.

Smoked Salmon Dip

Serve this sophisticated appetizer at your next fete. 

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

This creamy dip requires minimal prep. It's delicious with chips or fresh veggies.

Taco Dip Recipe

Transform your favorite meal into dip form. Serve with fresh veggies for color and crunch.

French Onion Dip

This classic dip will satisfy any guest.

Fluffernutter Dip Recipe

Marshmallow fluff and peanut butter live in harmony in this dip that can be served as dessert.

Maple Walnut Dip

The combination of toasted walnuts and maple flavor will have you coming back for seconds.

Salted Caramel Dip

This creamy dip tastes delicious with sour apples and other fruit.

Sweet Potato Hummus

Add a slightly sweet flavor to traditional hummus with sweet potatoes.

Fresh Citrus and Mint Salad Recipe

Serve this light salad as a refreshing side dish to pork, chicken or lamb. The beautiful display also makes it a colorful complement to other items on a buffet.


Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.