Top Rated Tahini Recipes

dressing
This is a simple dressing recipe that will transform your salads.
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honey tahini dressing
This is a quick and delicious make-ahead dressing that will work wonders on your next salad recipe.
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4
carrots and tahini dressing
This is a super simple side dish made of shredded carrots and tahini dressing. You can make extra tahini dressing and add it on salad, warm potatoes, and more. 
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4
mussels
The tahini in this recipe balances out the acidity of the beer and provides creaminess to the broth. Make sure to serve it with plenty of toasted bread to sop up the flavor. 
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4
tahini ice cream
Bringing together two greats, this ice cream is a play on halvah. The pistachios can be omitted or substituted with other nuts. This makes a delicious ice cream float or milkshake.
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4
Zov Karamardian
This recipe is a true family treasure. For the stuffing, spicy jalapeño and cayenne pepper are deliciously combined with the cilantro and garlic. This unique preparation yields a flavor that is nothing short of amazing. You may think it calls for too much garlic, but you’d be surprised, the garlic does not overpower the other flavors. The finished dish makes a wonderful buffet item, as it can be served at room temperature. Serve with rice pilaf.
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4
eggplant fries
The eggplant can be substituted with sweet potatoes. Either will pair well with the earthy, nutty flavor of tahini.
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4
There are so many wonderful variations to this dish. You can made it with halved cherry tomatoes in addition to or instead of the zucchini. It’s a great one-packet meal served alongside crusty bread. Quinoa tabouli is also an excellent side dish. Spoon some directly into the packets so the grains soak up the sauce, and eat away. Click here to see 10 Great Zucchini Recipes to Make with Your Bounty. Click here for the 10 Seafood Recipes You Can Make in Less Than 15 Minutes 
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4
Fried cauliflower
Cauliflower is becoming increasingly popular, but roasting it can get a little old. Here's a meditteranean version that makes for a great snack, hot or cold.
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3.75
No-Tahini Hummus
Man, you want some hummus. You have the garbanzo beans (chickpeas), but you forgot to buy tahini, a central ingredient in most hummus recipes. You're out of luck. Right? Wrong, you don't need tahini to make great hummus. All you need is some quality olive oil and a food processor, and you're on your way to a creamy, delicious dip. Click here to see 6 Dip-Worthy Hummus Recipes.
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Eggplant and Tomato Salad With Tahini–Yoghurt Dressing
These days many different varieties of tomatoes are readily available. I like to use a selection of heirloom varieties in salads, such as black Russian, green tiger, and beef tomatoes. Flavoursome vine-ripened or ‘truss’ tomatoes will also do well.Most people are acquainted with tahini — the Middle Eastern paste made from crushed sesame seeds — through its use in popular dips such as hummus and baba ghanoush. But it is also common to find it thinned down with water and used as a base for sauces. In this, its simplest form, it can often be a little bitter for Western palates. But partnered with creamy yoghurt, and flavoured with a little garlic and lemon juice, it becomes divinely smooth and creamy, with a mysterious earthy flavour.Tahini-yoghurt dressings are frequently served with cold baked fish, or with grilled meats or even falafel. In this substantial salad, the rich oiliness of eggplant (aubergine) is matched with the dark flavours of nutty tahini, and sharpened by the lemony-sourness of yoghurt. — Greg and Lucy Malouf, authors of Moorish
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Shawarma
Spiced chicken served on a crunchy salad and topped with tahini dressing is a simple, healthy, and delicious dinner. For more recipes from Melissa Joulwan, click here.This recipe is reprinted with permission from Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less by Melissa Joulwan, copyright © 2016. Distributed by Greenleaf Book Group. To buy a copy of the book, click here.
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