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Homemade Tahini

Homemade Tahini

This homemade tahini can be made with just 3 ingredients, and it tastes deliciously nutty.

Ever tried making homemade tahini? ♡

This beloved creamy and nutty Middle Eastern condiment is actually very easy to make from scratch with just three ingredients — sesame seeds, oil and salt. The mixture can be made in just 10 minutes with a high-speed blender or food processor. And while there’s definitely nothing wrong with store-bought tahini, I have to say that nothing rivals the fresh flavor that comes with making a homemade batch with freshly-toasted sesame seeds. So delicious and rich!

I’ve included all of my best tips below for how to make tahini, plus a list of suggestions for all sorts of delicious ways to put it to use. I’m of course a huge fan of using it in classic dips like hummus or baba ganoush, but it’s also fantastic in everything from salad dressings to smoothies, baked goods, marinades and beyond.

So the next time you’re craving a recipe that uses tahini, round up some sesame seeds and let’s blend up a quick batch of DIY tahini together!

Tahini ingredients including sesame seeds, salt and olive oil (more…)

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