homemade tahini (sesame paste)
It has a rustic texture but blends well into your hummus.
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- 1 c
- roasted sesame seeds
- 1/4 ** c
- olive oil, ** may need to add an extra tablespoon or 2 for the right consistancy
1In 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.
2place into a clean jar and refrigerate until needed
3This 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"
4This keeps well for weeks in a well sealed jar and in the refrigerator
5If 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