MACADAMIA BABA GANOUSH

Baba ganoush is a delicious Middle Eastern eggplant dip with a signature smoky flavour. The addition of roasted macadamias takes this baba ganoush to new heights – watch it disappear within moments of serving!serves4prep45mins

INGREDIENTS

1 large eggplant

½ cup macadamias, roasted

1 garlic clove grated zest of 

1 lemon

2 tablespoons lemon juice

METHOD

Preheat BBQ to 200°C. Place eggplant on the grill, cover with BBQ lid and cook, turning occasionally, for 20- 30 minutes, until flesh is soft and skin blistered. Remove from BBQ and cool before halving with a knife and scooping out the flesh. 
Place in a food processor and add remaining ingredients. Process until just smooth. 
You can serve with our macadamia and herb falafels (recipe here) plus yogurt sauce, chopped tomatoes, cucumber, salad leaves and warm tortilla or pita bread.

Yoghurt sauce

INGREDIENTS

Yoghurt sauce

1½ cups plain yoghurt
1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 small garlic clove, crushed

METHOD

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and season to taste with salt and extra lemon if desired.