From cookies and flatbreads, to noodles and casseroles, there's a tahini recipe here for everyone to enjoy.
Tahini deserves a round of applause for its creamy texture, nutty and toasty flavor, and its epic versatility. It’s that friend that fits in with any group with ease and charisma, as it brings a little extra something to the table (literally). While tahini has been used for centuries in many classic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes, this beautiful ingredient is now the recipient of worldwide attention and admiration. From sweet baked goods to nutritious and delicious comfort meals, these recipes give creative justice to an ingredient that has fast become a staple in kitchens everywhere.
This make ahead tahini sauce is perfect for meal prep, batch cooking, and weeknight meals. Top your favorite noodle bowls with this thick, creamy, and slightly tangy sauce and store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
This unexpected flavor combination will be a showstopper at your next party! When creamy pumpkin, nutty tahini, and tangy Greek yogurt come together with spicy garlic and fresh herbs, your taste buds are going to do cartwheels when you taste this pumpkin hummus!
You may have assumed this would be a cocktail recipe at first glance, but rest assured these spritz cookies (cookies molded by pressing through a cookie press) are just as magical and delicious! With nutty tahini, earthy turmeric and cardamom, and classic butter and sugar, these spritz treatss are the ultimate in comfort cookies.
If you haven't incorporated tahini into your chocolate chip cookies, you are seriously missing out! The addition of sesame paste to chocolate chip cookies adds a nutty flavor and chewy texture to a classic. A sweet and creamy tahini drizzle is quite literally the icing on top of these beauties.
Tahini and ginger are a match made in foodie heaven. This slightly spicy, slightly sweet sauce mixed with noodles and chopped vegetables results in the most delicious dinner bowl. Crunchy chopped nuts and fresh mint leaves intensify the flavor and textures even more!
This fresh, crisp salad gives tradition bean salad recipes a run for their money! This version incorporates the pop of edamame, plump corn, and fresh earthy cilantro. The topper? A creamy, tangy dressing with made with tahini and lime juice.
The secret to these delicious cookies is tahini! The rich oil in sesame paste adds a chewy, velvety texture and subtle nutty flavor and keeps them moist for longer, extending your time to enjoy them. A chocolate candy is a kiss on top of this easy cookie recipe.
This is a nutritious and delicious protein-packed dish. As if juicy, golden tender chicken cooked to perfection in the piping hot skillet isn't already delicious enough, it's topped with a creamy, slightly tangy tahini sauce. Save the rest for tomorrow, because the recipe is just as delicious for leftovers!
You can't go wrong with a grain and veggie bowl, especially when toasty, hearty farro is the base. You also can't go wrong with an umami flavor boost from tahini in, well, pretty much anything! Prepare the creamy tahini sauce with fresh herbs and garlic to enjoy over an entire week's worth of meals.
Did someone say comfort food? This Middle-Eastern inspired Shawarma Casserole has it all. A crunchy top, hearty rice, and vegetables, herbs, canned tomatoes, and spices. As if this isn't already mouth-watering enough, this casserole is served with a nutty tahini topping.
This recipe is a bit like a Mediterranean pizza, with a chunky hummus base, tons of fresh and flavorful herbs, and crisp vegetables like cucumbers and onions. Enjoy a slice, and then enjoy one more!
This dish brings together two delicious Middle Eastern dishes: falafel and fattoush. Fattoush, a Middle Eastern dish, is essentially a bread salad. With all of the flavors of a classic falafel wrap, spiced chickpeas, fresh herbs, and nutty tahini sauce, you can skip the frying and enjoy this dish.
Green pea hummus is a bright and even more nutritious twist on the tahini-based classic. Here, we're spreading, not scooping. Gorgeous green pea hummus is spread as a base for vegetable-loaded flatbreads that are packed with the fresh flavors of red onion, zucchini, eggplant, and more.