Easy Homemade Tahini

Make this yummy nutty tahini paste at home in no time and enjoy with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines.

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Easy Homemade Tahini

Yield: ¾ cup
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

Make this yummy nutty tahini paste at home in no time and enjoy it with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines.


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsp neutral-flavored oil, such as vegetable or light olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup water


    1. Add sesame seeds to a pan over medium-low heat and toast, stirring constantly for 3-5 minutes or until the seeds become fragrant and lightly brown-colored.
    2. Let the seeds cool down and then transfer them to the mixer grinder and process until you get a crumbly paste.
    3. Then add oil and water. Process again until you get a paste with a smooth consistency.
    4. Store the tahini in an airtight jar for up to a month. It goes so well in dressings, dips, and spreads such as hummus.
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 192Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 14gCholesterol 0mgSodium 203mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 4gSugar 0gProtein 4g

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