What To Do With Leftover Baba Ganoush?

Baba Ganoush is a delicious roasted eggplant dip that is perfect for any party or get-together.

But what do you do when you have leftover Baba Ganoush?

Here are some practical solutions I have for you to help you use up every last bit of this delicious dip.

Let’s check them out.

Serve it as a dip with fresh vegetables or pita bread

Using your leftover as a dip with fresh vegetables is a great way to eat it.

Just grab some of your favorite veggies and you’re good to go.

I love serving this with carrots, celery, or cucumbers.

You can also serve it with pita bread as well.

Spread it on sandwiches or wraps

Another yummy way to eat your leftover is to spread it on sandwiches or wraps.

This option makes a great lunch for both adults and kids alike.

I love spreading my Baba Ganoush on whole wheat bread with some extra vegetables, such as red bell pepper slices or chopped lettuce.

Use it as a condiment for burgers or chicken breasts

If you are looking for a great way to spice up your regular lunch routine, then this is the option for you.

By adding some leftover to your burgers or chicken breasts, you can give yourself an extra burst of flavor in every bite.

Add it to pasta or rice dishes

Another great way to use up your leftover is to add them to pasta or rice dishes.

I love adding mine to my favorite spaghetti sauce for an extra Italian kick.

You can also add some finely chopped red onion, black olives, and shredded mozzarella cheese on top for a super delicious Mediterranean twist on a classic dish.

Make it into a salad

If you were looking for some healthy options on how to eat your leftover, then look no further.

Just add some cooked brown rice, quinoa, or whole-grain pasta and you have an easy meal with this creamy dip as the main ingredient.

I also love adding some fresh lettuce, black olives, and shredded mozzarella cheese.

Top off your pizza with a layer of baba ganoush

This is a great way to add extra flavor and nutrition to your pizza.

Top off your favorite cheese, pepperoni, or veggie pizza with some baba ganoush and you’re good to go.

This option makes a delicious side dish for any party.

Your pizzas will be extra delicious with this cheese.

Add it to your favorite soups for a creamy, earthy flavor

If you love soups and stews, then this is a great option for you.

Adding some leftover to your favorite soup or stew will give it an extra creamy, earthy flavor that everyone will love.

You can also add some finely chopped red onion, black olives, and shredded mozzarella cheese on top for an even more delicious meal.

Make hummus by adding tahini or water to the leftovers

If you are in the mood for some hummus, then all you need to do is add some tahini or water to your leftover.

You can also add some finely chopped red onion, black olives, and shredded mozzarella cheese.

This baba ganoush hummus will make a great appetizer or side dish.

Serve it over crispy tortilla chips

This is a delicious snack option for anyone who loves dipping their food with pita chips.

Just scoop out some leftovers onto some crispy tortilla chips and you’re good to go.

I love serving them with red bell pepper slices and carrots.

Use leftover eggplant and make Baba Ganoush Tacos

To do this, simply heat up some tortillas and stuff them with finely chopped red onion, black olives, and shredded mozzarella cheese.

Then top them off with the leftover.

This can be served as an appetizer or side dish for any taco-themed dinner party.

Mix it into cream cheese for a hearty spread or dip

This is an awesome option for anyone who enjoys cream cheese.

Simply mix your leftover with some softened cream cheese (or vegan cream cheese) and you’ve got yourself a delicious dip or spread.

Top your baked potatoes with it

Baba Ganoush is the perfect replacement for sour cream, especially if you are looking to slim down or if you follow a vegan diet.

Just scoop some onto your favorite baked potato and top it off with your favorite veggies.

I love adding some finely chopped red onion, black olives, and shredded mozzarella cheese.

Add it to your favorite bread or bagel

what to do with leftover baba ganoush

This is a great option if you enjoy making homemade bread, bagels, or English muffins.

Just add some leftover Baba Ganoush to your recipe and enjoy the delicious Mediterranean twist that it adds.

I also love adding some finely chopped red onion, black olives, and shredded mozzarella cheese to the top.

What is Baba Ganoush?

It is a creamy, earthy dip or spread that is made from roasted eggplant, mashed garlic, tahini, and lemon juice.

It is sometimes referred to as an “aubergine dip” or “eggplant caviar.”

What are the ingredients in Baba Ganoush?

The ingredients in this recipe include roasted eggplant, mashed garlic, tahini, and lemon juice.

Is Baba Ganoush vegan?

Yes, it is vegan. (source)

What does Baba Ganoush taste like?

It has a creamy, earthy flavor.

What foods is Baba Ganoush typically served with?

It is traditionally served with fresh vegetables and pita bread.

However, it can also be enjoyed on its own or in baked potatoes, soups, stews, spreads, hummus, dips, and tacos.

How do you make Baba Ganoush?

To make it, roast the eggplant over a flame until it is charred on all sides.

Then place it in a paper bag for 20 minutes to remove the skin.

After removing the skin, mash garlic into a paste and mix with Baba Ganoush until it is smooth.

Then stir in tahini and lemon juice to your desired consistency.

What does Baba Ganoush taste like?

Baba Ganoush has a creamy texture and earthy flavor.

It often tastes somewhat similar to hummus, which is due to the fact that they both contain tahini.

The only difference is that Baba Ganoush has eggplant instead of chickpeas, which gives it a much earthier flavor than hummus.

Conclusion

There are so many delicious ways to enjoy your leftover.

Whether you want to eat it as a dip, spread, or salad, there is something for everyone.

I hope these ideas have inspired you to get creative in the kitchen and come up with some of your own recipes using this delicious eggplant dip.

What will you make with your leftover?

Let me know.

Further reading:

The Best Baba Ganoush Recipe – Serious Eats

Is Hummus or Baba Ganoush Healthier?

Mariana Rouco

Mariana Rouco is the editor-in-chief of Elpasony.com. She loves traveling and writing about foods and cooking in general. She has a degree from the New England Culinary Institute and enjoys Mexican, Italian, and Chinese cuisines the most.

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