Tasty Traditional Tahini Paste
I spent years buying tahini paste that I used to make my Hummus bi Tahini, until one day I read the ingredients: sesame seeds, olive oil. Well, goodness, I thought, I can do that. And it’s truly that simple.
2½ cups roasted sesame seeds
¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
baking sheet (if you need to roast your sesame seeds)
If your sesame seeds are not roasted, place them on a baking sheet in preheated 350° F degree oven and toast, stirring frequently, for about 5-10 minutes. Do not let them brown. Cool before proceeding.
Place sesame seeds and olive oil in food processor. Blend until smooth. You’re looking for a thick, pourable consistency. If you need to add more olive oil, add it slowly.
Very low in sodium
Very low in sugar
Store in a tightly closed container (I use a mason jar) in the refrigerator. This will keep for about 3 months.
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