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Roasted Aubergine Dip


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 1:05 h


  • 1 large aubergine
  • 2 garlic cloves, skin on
  • 1⁄2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 11⁄2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 onions, finely chopped


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place aubergine and garlic on tray. Roast for 35 to 40 minutes or until aubergine is soft. Set aside to cool for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Cut aubergine in half lengthways. Using a metal spoon, scoop out flesh onto a chopping board. Roughly chop. Transfer to a bowl.

Step 3

Squeeze flesh from garlic into a small bowl. Add 2 tablespoons lemon juice, tahini, 1 tablespoon oil and salt and pepper. Mash with a fork until well combined.

Step 4

Stir into aubergine with the onion. Transfer to an airtight container. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Step 5

Spoon dip into a bowl. Drizzle with remaining oil.

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