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Smoky Baba Ghanoush


4 medium eggplant

2 cloves garlic

1 tsp. Za’atar (plus more for garnish)

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

2 Tbsp. tahini

1/2 Tbsp. dark honey

2 Tbsp. mint

2 Tbsp. cilantro

2 Tbsp. parsley

Aleppo and Za-atar for garnish


  1. Smoke the eggplant for 5 minutes, let sit for 5 minutes in the smoker, and then transfer to 375 degree oven and cook till soft and mushy to the touch, approximately 20-30 minutes.  OR grill eggplant for 5 minutes on each side.  Finish in oven if necessary.
  2. Scrape eggplant out of skins and place in bowl of food processor.  Add all remaining ingredients (except the garnish) and process until smooth.  Adjust seasonings as needed.
  3. Serve with Seed & Oat Crackers and enjoy!


Recipe courtesy of Juanita Barrientos, Executive Chef at Happy Harvest