March 20, 2024

Baba Ghannouj

Spent a couple weeks with the folks in Florida and wanted to get at least one recipe in while we were there. Since we usually start the evening with cocktails and apps, I figured that Baba Ghannouj would be a good one to try.

I started by grilling a medium-sized eggplant, kept on the grill for the full 30 minutes recommended by the recipe.

eggplant on the grill

After that it was a matter of getting everything into the food processor. Instead of a half-bunch of parsley, I used about a handful, and am glad I did – a half bunch would have been overwhelming. Once everything was mixed, I let it hang in the fridge for an hour or so.


It came out great – my parents absolutely loved it. We rated it a 3, because while it was good, I’m not sure we’ll make it again.

Baba Ghannouj

  • Crowd: 3/5
  • Ease: 3/5
  • Used a medium-sized eggplant
  • Used only a handful of parsley
  • For that sized eggplant, might want to use just one clove of fresh garlic.