Crispy Mutabal Recipe for Air Fryer Perfection

Welcome to our air fryer recipe corner! Today, I'm excited to share with you a delicious and healthy recipe for mutabal, a creamy and flavorful Middle Eastern dip made with smoky roasted eggplant, tahini, and a burst of lemon. It's perfect for dipping with pita bread or veggies, or as a side for grilled meats. Let's get started!

  1. Preparation time: 25 minutes
  2. Difficulty: Easy
  3. Ingredients:
  4. Steps to follow:
    1. Tricks and tips:
    2. Benefits of the ingredients used:

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


  • 2 medium eggplants
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Steps to follow:

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Pierce the eggplants with a fork in a few places and place them in the air fryer basket.
  3. Cook for 20 minutes, turning halfway through, until the eggplants are soft and charred.
  4. Remove the eggplants from the air fryer and let them cool for a few minutes.
  5. Once cooled, peel the eggplants and place the flesh in a bowl.
  6. Add the minced garlic, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt to the bowl with the eggplant flesh.
  7. Mix all the ingredients together until well combined, adjusting seasoning to taste.
  8. Transfer the mutabal to a serving dish, drizzle with a little more olive oil, and garnish with chopped parsley.
  9. Serve with pita bread or fresh vegetables.

Tricks and tips:

  • To add a smoky flavor, you can char the eggplants directly over a gas flame instead of using the air fryer.
  • If you prefer a smoother texture, you can blend the mutabal in a food processor.
  • For a touch of heat, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or a sprinkle of paprika.
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Benefits of the ingredients used:

Eggplants are low in calories and high in fiber and antioxidants, promoting heart health and aiding in digestion. Tahini is a good source of healthy fats and minerals like magnesium and iron, supporting bone health and energy production. Lemon is rich in vitamin C, contributing to immune function and skin health.

Thanks for joining me in making this delightful mutabal in the air fryer! I hope you enjoy this creamy and zesty dip as much as I do. Happy cooking!

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