Arabian taco with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower
 R268 Arabian tacos with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower

We are totally in love with hummus. It's a long-term affair and will certainly never end. The preparation of baba ganoush is similar to hummus but consists eggplants instead of chickpeas. And: baba ganoush is often wrongfully in the shade of hummus. So today we dedicate our full attention to this eggplant creme while pairing it with roasted cauliflower and warm tacos!

 R268 Arabian tacos with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower
 R268 Arabian tacos with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower
 R268 Arabian tacos with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower

Arabian taco with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower

6 tacos 120 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 tacos
  • 50 g (1.7 oz) pine nuts
  • 5 g (0.17 oz) parsley
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Roasted cauliflower

  • 1/2 cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Baba Ganoush

  • 1 eggplant
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 garlic clove
  • pinch of ground cumin
  • pinch of ground cayenne
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp plant-based natural yogurt
  • 10 g (0.3 oz) parsley

Instructions

Roasted Cauliflower

  1. Preheat oven to 370°F. Wash and cut 1/2 head cauliflower into very small florets.
  2. In a big bowl mix florets with oil and spices.
  3. Toss florets on a baking sheet and roast (tossing occasionally) until slightly brown, 35-40 minutes.

Baba Ganoush

  1. Preheat an oven to 380°F. Wash and halve eggplant.
  2. Cut a few slits through the flesh of the eggplant. Brush with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place eggplant on a baking sheet and bake until very soft, 30 to 45 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and let cool. Peel off and discard the skin. Remove the seeds, they can have a bitter taste.
  5. Place flesh in a mixer and combine with the remaining ingredients until you get a soft mixture. Season again!

Tacos

  1. Baba ganoush and roasted cauliflower are ready? Yay! Roast the pine nuts in a pan without oil.
  2. Heat tacos as required.
  3. Wash and chop parsley.
  4. Time for arranging your taco! Spread some baba ganoush on it, then add roasted cauliflower and top with pine nuts, some more olive oil and fresh parsley.
 R268 Arabian tacos with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower
 R268 Arabian tacos with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower
 R268 Arabian tacos with baba ganoush & roasted cauliflower
Isa Zucker
Isa Zucker

Isa Zucker loves cake and potato salad. On a perfect sunday she wants to eat fresh waffles and homemade lemonade.