Thursday, July 25, 2013

Recipe for Today: Homemade Tahini...

Homemade Tahini (use for hummus)

  • 4 cups sesame seeds
  • 1/4-1/2 cup vegetable oil

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Spread the sesame seeds on a shallow baking tray and bake, shaking frequently, until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Do not brown.
  • Cool.
  • Put the sesame seeds in a blender or food processor fitted with the metal blade.
  • Add the vegetable oil.
  • Process to a smooth paste, about 5 minutes.
  • Add more oil if necessary, to bring the paste to a thick pouring consistency.

*Tahini will keep stored in a tightly covered jar in the refrigerator for several months.

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