homemade tahini (sesame paste)

Gail Herbest

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@Gaillee

So much better then store bought tahini, and much cheaper!
It has a rustic texture but blends well into your hummus.


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Serves:

approx 1 cup

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
roasted sesame seeds
1/4 ** c
olive oil, ** may need to add an extra tablespoon or 2 for the right consistancy

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In blender combine, sesame seeds and olive oil.
puree until fairly smooth. If it appears to dry add a Tablespoon of olive oil.scraping sides as needed.
2
place into a clean jar and refrigerate until needed
3
This is not as smooth as store bought tahini, but is so much better and cheaper. The consistency of this reminds me of "organic peanut butter"
4
This keeps well for weeks in a well sealed jar and in the refrigerator
5
If you want to roast your own sesame seeds, simply place on a roasting pan and place in oven for about 10-15 minutes, at 350 degrees, watch carefully and stir frequently preventing them from becoming brown, you want a light golden color

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Dips, Spreads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy