If tahini is a foreign word to you, it needs to be introduced into your vocabulary immediately.
Tahini traditionally is a condiment made from toasted ground hulled sesame seeds. Typically, tahini has been found in Lebanese, Greek, Iranian, Israeli, Turkish and North African dishes as a dip, part of hummus, baba ghanoush and more.
This creamy sesame seed paste is brilliant in everything from sweet to savory foods and anything in between. While the powerhouse spread is best known for its starring role in our favorite hummus snack, these recipes prove it’s got so much more to offer.
This hearty dinner has it all: filling grains, colorful veggies and tangy cheese -- not to mention it’s vegetarian and beyond delicious.
It’s time to update your classic slaw recipe with this creamy, tart, sweet and salty twist; add in a major crunch factor and you’ve got the perfect accompaniment for any meat -- but we love it with grilled salmon.
This lightened-up version of couscous tastes just as satisfying as the real thing, thanks to the tangy tahini sauce. And if mackerel isn’t your thing, you can easily substitute trout without changing the essence of the meal.
To save your salad line up from becoming boring, whip up this spicy-sweet combination of crunchy carrots, tahini dressing, raisins, pumpkin seeds and Muchi Curry.
You can prep this dish beforehand by marinating the chicken overnight in a delightful mix of spices, oil and lemon juice; the end result is a warm, soft pita filled with tender chicken and veggies and coated in a bright yogurt tahini sauce.
Dates make for a delicious appetizer; take these finger foods up a notch by dunking them in a sweet tahini sauce topped with toasted coconut flakes.
If you have a hankering for pizza, make this veggie-filled flatbread with tahini yogurt sauce to satisfy your craving the healthy way.
Master this tahini honey dressing and you’ll always have a healthy addition to salads or main dishes like grilled tuna -- so simple yet so flavorful.
The tahini in this recipe is balanced out by the sweetness of the carrots; make it extra exciting by using multi-colored carrots.