Ingredients to make eggplant spread recipe

Eggplants are known to have a variety of health benefits, which could be beneficial to your little one's health. It contains vitamin B6, which helps promote healthy brain development, and fibre, which is necessary for our little ones digestion.

You can introduce eggplants as soon as your baby is ready to start eating solids, which is usually around 6 months of age. Toddlers are not naturally interested in eating eggplant due to its bitter taste but this Eggplant Spread Recipe might change their mind.


Ingredients (serves 2-3 portions)

1/2 big eggplant 
2 tablespoons yogurt (Greek yogurt is preferred)
2 teaspoons tahini (sesame paste)
1/3 lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and garlic powder to taste



Peeled and chopped eggplant

1. Peel and chop the eggplant then steam for 15-20 minutes until soft. eggplant, yogurt, tahini, lemon juice and olive oil in a blending bowl

2. Blend with the yogurt, tahini, lemon juice and olive oil.

Add a pinch of salt of garlic powder to taste

3. Add a pinch of salt and garlic powder to taste. (this step depends on your baby's age and taste preference)


And it's ready to serve!


*This eggplant spread recipe is a baby and toddler friendly version of baba ganoush.


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