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Eggplant and olive dip
Picture: Danella Bevis

Makes about 2 cups

1 big eggplant

1 garlic

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp tahini paste

1 tbsp flat-leaf parsley

dash extra virgin olive oil

pinch sea salt

2 tbsp pitted

kalamata olives, cut into strips


Place the eggplant over a gas burner with a naked flame. Sear on all sides until skin is charred. Place in a bowl of cold water for a few minutes. Then peel off skin and stalk. Place in a food processor with all ingredients except olives. Fold through olive strips. Serve with toasted Turkish bread.

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