Baba GhanoushRecipe posted in: Healthy Sides & Snacks
It may sound fancy, but this flavorful favorite really is simple to make. Baba Ghanoush is a tasty alternative to hummus that gets its flavor from eggplant and a variety of seasonings. Feel free to ditch the pita in favor of some fresh crunchy veggies.
On Nutrisystem, Count As: One serving of dip counts as 2 Vegetables and 1 Extra; one pita counts as 1 SmartCarb
- 4 cups eggplant
- 2 tsp. olive oil
- 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 tsp. onion powder
- ¼ tsp. cumin
- 1 tsp. fresh parsley
- 2, 6-inch whole wheat pitas
- Slice eggplant in half and roast in the oven for 45 minutes at 400 degrees.
- Scoop out the inside and discard the skin, then puree in blender with remaining ingredients.
- Warm pitas in microwave or stove and tear into small dipping-sized pieces.