Baba Ganoush – Low Fodmap

This is a dip recipe that is suitable for the low fodmap diet, many people really struggle to find dips, particularly when many are made with onion or garlic as ingredients. Baba Ganoush is a middle eastern dish made from aubergine which often contains onion but it is so easy to make and tastes really delicious without onion so give it a try today!


1 Aubergine

1 tablespoon of light mayonnaise

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon cumin powder

(you can add your own spices here to change the flavour)

A few toasted pine nuts

Lactose free yoghurt to serve.


Roast the aubergine in an oven till soft and allow it to cool.

Remove the skin and add the flesh to a bowl with the mayonnaise and spices and a little salt to taste. Blend till smooth top with lactose free yoghurt and serve.


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I am a state registered dietitian. My speciality is dietary treatment of gut disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, crohns disease, ulcerative colitis, coeliac disease, lactose & fructose malabsorption and multiple food intolerances. I have had lots of experience in other areas of dietetics and I wished to start this blog to spread the word about evidence based dietary treatments and dispel much of the quackery that is common with these diseases. All information on this site is of a general nature and is based on UK based treatments and guidelines. Please see your healthcare practitioner should you need more country specific information.

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