Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Zucchini Baba Ganoush

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    • #377571
      mos
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      Zucchini Baba Ganoush
      2 zucchini, split in half lengthwise
      1 tbs olive oil
      1 clove garlic, peeled
      2-3 tbs tahini (sesame paste)
      2 tbs lemon juice
      2 tbs chopped parsley
      salt and black pepper to taste
      2 tbs pine nuts, toasted, for garnish
      pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)
      Pre-heat the oven to 400°.
      Slice each zucchini in half, lengthwise, and drizzle on the olive oil. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and roast in the oven for 30 min or until the zucchinis are fully soft.
      Allow to cool enough to handle and scoop the flesh out of each zucchini half. Add it to a food processor along with the garlic clove, tahini and lemon juice.

      Puree until smooth and stir in the chopped parsley, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes if using. Serve with the toasted pine nuts along side pita bread for dipping. Serves 2 as a meal or 4 as an appetizer
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    • #463652
      FreebieQueen
      Moderator

      Thank you for sharing this one Mos, it sounds so awesome!! I cannot wait for my zucchini to be big enough to pick. This time of year is so hard.. lol, garden is in, just waiting for the goodies to appear.

    • #463664
      mos
      Participant

      Patience my friend! Your garden will provide just rewards! LOL!

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Zucchini Baba Ganoush