Homemade Middle Eastern Tahini Sauce

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Smooth, creamy tahini all made from scratch- you'll never buy it from the store ever again when you learn how easy it is to make !

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Prep Time

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Cook Time

10 min

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Wait Time

5 min

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Homemade Middle Eastern Tahini Sauce

Ingredients

Makes 1
1 serving Makes

Instructions

Step 1

Begin by toasting the sesame seeds over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently to make sure the seeds don't burn.

Begin by toasting the sesame seeds over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently to make sure the seeds don't burn.

Step 2

Add toasted sesame seeds to a food processor or blender and add 1/4 cup of olive oil. The higher the quality blade you have, the easier this process will be. Let the sesame cool for about 5 minutes before blending.

Add toasted sesame seeds to a food processor or blender and add 1/4 cup of olive oil. The higher the quality blade you have, the easier this process will be. Let the sesame cool for about 5 minutes before blending.

Step 3

Give the sesame seeds a whirl. It will probably look lumpy like this, make sure to add liquid to thin it out.

Give the sesame seeds a whirl. It will probably look lumpy like this, make sure to add liquid to thin it out.

Step 4

Add cumin, lemon juice, grapeseed oil, water, and salt. Adjust to taste and desired consistency—if you like your tahini thin, make sure to add lots of liquid!

Add cumin, lemon juice, grapeseed oil, water, and salt. Adjust to taste and desired consistency—if you like your tahini thin, make sure to add lots of liquid!

Step 5

Your tahini may still too thick and have whole seeds. Using a spoon, press down the mixture along a sieve, which will only funnel through the liquid.

Your tahini may still too thick and have whole seeds. Using a spoon, press down the mixture along a sieve, which will only funnel through the liquid.

Step 6

Gawk at your homemade tahini sauce! Use to top on salads, as a dip, or just eat it by the spoon!

Gawk at your homemade tahini sauce! Use to top on salads, as a dip, or just eat it by the spoon!

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Homemade Middle Eastern Tahini Sauce

Homemade Middle Eastern Tahini Sauce

By freshchefnikki

Smooth, creamy tahini all made from scratch- you'll never buy it from the store ever again when you learn how easy it is to make !

Prep Time

--

Cook Time

10 min

Wait Time

5 min

Ingredients

Makes 1

Instructions

Begin by toasting the sesame seeds over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently to make sure the seeds don't burn.

Step 1

Begin by toasting the sesame seeds over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently to make sure the seeds don't burn.

Add toasted sesame seeds to a food processor or blender and add 1/4 cup of olive oil. The higher the quality blade you have, the easier this process will be. Let the sesame cool for about 5 minutes before blending.

Step 2

Add toasted sesame seeds to a food processor or blender and add 1/4 cup of olive oil. The higher the quality blade you have, the easier this process will be. Let the sesame cool for about 5 minutes before blending.

Give the sesame seeds a whirl. It will probably look lumpy like this, make sure to add liquid to thin it out.

Step 3

Give the sesame seeds a whirl. It will probably look lumpy like this, make sure to add liquid to thin it out.

Add cumin, lemon juice, grapeseed oil, water, and salt. Adjust to taste and desired consistency—if you like your tahini thin, make sure to add lots of liquid!

Step 4

Add cumin, lemon juice, grapeseed oil, water, and salt. Adjust to taste and desired consistency—if you like your tahini thin, make sure to add lots of liquid!

Your tahini may still too thick and have whole seeds. Using a spoon, press down the mixture along a sieve, which will only funnel through the liquid.

Step 5

Your tahini may still too thick and have whole seeds. Using a spoon, press down the mixture along a sieve, which will only funnel through the liquid.

Gawk at your homemade tahini sauce! Use to top on salads, as a dip, or just eat it by the spoon!

Step 6

Gawk at your homemade tahini sauce! Use to top on salads, as a dip, or just eat it by the spoon!

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