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Charlie's Chunky Eggplant Dip



1 portion(s)


  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 30 grams olive oil
  • 100 grams tahini
  • 25 grams lemon juice, (about half a lemon)
  • 2 pinches salt

Recipe's preparation

    Roasting The Eggplant
  1. Take large eggplant and poke it with a fork all over, then put directly on gas stove top (largest ring, see pic) to cook. Keep turning it until it is cooked right through, it should take about 15 mins. 

    Remove from stove and slice in half using tongs to hold it. 

    Then scrape out the insides with a spoon and set aside. You can keep a small amount of the chargrilled skin to enhance the flavour.




  2. Making the Dip
  3. Add onion and garlic into mixing bowl and chop on Speed 7/3 seconds. Scrape down side of bowl. Add the olive oil, then speed 1/3mins/Temp Varoma to saute onion and garlic. 



  4. Add the Tahini, lemon juice, salt into mixing bowl, NOT EGGPLANT YET. Speed 4/5 secs and scrape down sides of bowl. Now add the eggplant flesh (and a small amount of skin). Put on reverse  speed 4/4 secs. 

    You dont want to over-blend if you want it to remain chunky!




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If you don't have gas stove top you can bake eggplant in the oven on 180 degrees for 45 mins. 


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  • Great tasting and so easy to

    Submitted by dizey62 on 11. January 2015 - 23:50.

    Great tasting and so easy to make. Thanks so much for sharing. 

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  • Lovely dip. Thanks for

    Submitted by Lett on 31. July 2014 - 15:48.

    Lovely dip. Thanks for sharing

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