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Tahini 101 – How to Use Tahini


Tahini it may concern, you can use tahini for more than just hummus. Watch how we use it in a healthy smoothie and a delicious dressing!

1. BANANA TAHINI SMOOTHIE

Ingredients:

1 cup almond milk
1 large ripe banana
4 pitted dates, roughly chopped
2 tbsp quick cooking oats
1 tbsp tahini paste
Pinch ground cinnamon
Few drops vanilla extract
6 ice cubes

Directions:

1. Using a blender, combine almond milk, banana, dates, oats, tahini paste, cinnamon, vanilla extract and ice cubes. Blend until smooth, serve immediately.

Serves 1

2. TAHINI DRESSING

Ingredients:

1lb asparagus, trimmed and steamed
¼ cup tahini paste
1/3 cup water
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
½ tsp lemon zest
¼ tsp kosher salt
Pinch cayenne pepper

Sesame seeds, for garnish

Directions:

1. Lay cooked asparagus on a serving platter. For the dressing, in a small bowl whisk tahini paste, water, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and cayenne pepper. Drizzle over asparagus and garnish with sesame seeds.

Serves 6


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