Garnished with walnuts and garlic chips, this creamy dip makes a great appetizer.
In this recipe for Baba Ghannouj, the eggplant spread is made creamier with the addition of mayonnaise.
The Middle Eastern spice blend za'atar (which combines sumac, oregano, sesame, hyssop, and other spices) flavors this simple cilantro-and-garlic dip. It's ideal served alongside roasted meats, or slathered on fresh-baked pita.
Also known as muhammara, this dip is popular in Middle Eastern cuisines.