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Tahini Recipe

Looking for an easy Tahini recipe? Learn how to make Tahini using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by yeseniaxo

Makes 4 servings



http://mideastfood.about.com/od/dipsandsauces/r/tahinirecipe.htm Tahini is a Middle Eastern pantry essential. It is the foundation for amny Middle Eastern recipes like hummus and baba ghanoush. Tahini can be prepared homemade or purchased at a Middle Eastern grocer in a can. It is called tahini or tahina, depending on the region. Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes

Recipe Ingredients for Tahini

5 cups sesame seeds
1 1/2 cups olive oil or vegetable oil

Recipe Directions for Tahini

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Toast sesame seeds for 5-10 minutes, shaking the seeds frequently with a spatula. Do not allow to brown. Cool for 20 minutes.

  2. Pour sesame seeds into food processor and add oil. Blend for 2 minutes. Check for consistency. The goal is a thick, yet pourable texture. Add more oil and blend until desired consistency.

  3. Yield: 4 cups

  4. Storing Tahini

  5. Tahini should be stored in the refrigerator in a tightly closed container. It will keep for up to 3 months.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 261.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
1747
Calories from Fat
1534
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
170.4g
262%
Saturated Fat
23.7g
119%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
21mg
1%
Potassium
843mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
42.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber
21.2g
85%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
31.9g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 176% Iron 148%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
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