Dips & Sauces, Vegan, Vegetarian

Roasted Aubergine & Za’atar Dip

Cooking method:

Food Processor
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total time: 30 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Roasted Aubergine & Za’atar Dip

This delicious recipe for roasted aubergine & za’atar dip is so creamy, rich and flavoursome. Serve with toasted pitta bread, oat crackers or carrot sticks for a mouthwatering snack or dollop some of the dip on top of a salad for something special.


  • 1 aubergine
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp za'atar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • A pinch salt

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  • Step 1

    Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees.

  • Step 2

    Cut the aubergine in half, lengthways and place onto a baking tray with a drizzle of olive oil. Bake for 30 minutes or until soft. Allow to cool.

  • Step 3

    Once the aubergine is cool, scrape the flesh from the skin and place into your food processor.

  • Step 4

    Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth, adding a dash more olive oil if needed.