Tahini Paste, Lebanese Tahini Paste

Tahini Paste

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A very flavourful and aromatic paste of sesame seeds and olive oil seasoned with salt, the Tahini Paste is a valuable addition to several Lebanese dishes.

It can be used in dips , spreads and other dishes. You will find that the use of oil-rich sesame seeds gives this paste a very unique taste that is both creamy and nutty.

If you love Lebanese cuisine, you might also like to try the Lebanese Potato Salad and the Spinach and Cheese Sambousek .

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Tahini Paste, Lebanese Tahini Paste recipe - How to make Tahini Paste, Lebanese Tahini Paste

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.5 cup (7 tbsp )
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1/2 cup sesame seeds (til)
2 tbsp olive oil
salt to taste
  1. Heat a broad non-stick pan, add the sesame seeds and dry roast on a slow flame for 1 to 2minutes.
  2. Cool completely, add the olive oil and blend it in a mixer till smooth paste.
  3. Use as required or store it in an air-tight container.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy87 cal
Protein1.6 g
Carbohydrates2.1 g
Fiber1.4 g
Fat8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.9 mg

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Tahini Paste, Lebanese Tahini Paste
 on 20 Dec 16 09:35 AM

Very useful. I could add it to many of my dips and sauces to give it a nutty flavor. Also my Lebanese Hummus dip tastes much better after using this paste.