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Old 02-03-2008, 03:04 PM   #1
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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Saw Ina Garten do this and wanted to try it Recipes : Roasted Eggplant Spread : Food Network

It's "FABULOUS", as Ina would say!

I substituted smoked paprika for cayenne, and added a LOT more garlic to the vegs. before roasting. Still not enough garlic in the final spread, so I minced four fresh cloves and added it. Perfect!

I didn't measure anything, but I know I used a lot more of everything, since my eggplants were HUGE (used two baking sheets).

What makes this better than baba ganoush is the texture - you can CHEW this!



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Old 02-03-2008, 03:36 PM   #2
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Looks great. Since eggplant and chewing is one of our favorite things, will be giving this a go very soon. Thanks

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Old 02-03-2008, 03:43 PM   #3
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I just made hummus tonight and told the boy how I was craving some baba ganoush! Might have to give this a go later in the week, sounds super tasty! Thanks for posting Lee!
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Old 02-04-2008, 01:11 AM   #4
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Looks good, will have to give it a try!
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Old 02-04-2008, 04:15 AM   #5
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lloks great, qsis.

in an attempt to eat healthier snacks, we've been munching on breadsticks with hummus and babaganoush at night. the hummus is inexpensive and very tasty, but a tiny tub, maybe a half pint of babaganoush is over $5!

i'd much prefer to make it at home. thanks for the recipe.
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Old 02-04-2008, 11:35 AM   #6
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I just made this tonight, for the most part, and it was very good. Unfortunately, my turkish store around the corner closed so I couldnt get tahini conveniently. I added a teaspoon of sesame oil instead and it was still very good. Thanks!

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