Tahini Butter

Tahini butter is both delicious and packed with vital nutrients. Tahini butter is rich with protein, vitamins and calcium, and is a source of essential fatty acids. this recipe is easy to make and can be used for hummus recipes, or as a spread on your toast or crackers.



2-1/2 C. sesame seeds (hulled)

¾ C. olive oil


Toast sesame seeds in a 350 degree oven for 5-10 minutes. Toss seeds frequently to prevent browning.

Cool for 20-30 minutes.

Pour seeds into a food processor and gradually add oil. Blend for 2 minutes.

Tahini should be thick and pourable. Add more oil if needed and blend till you achieve the desired consistency.

Tahini should be stored in an air tight, labelled container in the refrigerator.


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