Homemade Tahini!

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by ~Bekah~

After searching high and low in my town for a jar of tahini, I couldn't find any! I went searching online and found this easy recipe. This is MUCH cheaper to make yourself, and only takes a couple minutes.

Top Review by ChipotleChick

This was great! I used about 3/4 cup toasted sesame seeds and 4 tb oil.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread the sesame seeds on a shallow baking tray and bake, shaking frequently, until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Do not brown.
  4. Cool.
  5. Put the sesame seeds in a blender or food processor fitted with the metal blade.
  6. Add the vegetable oil.
  7. Process to a smooth paste, about 5 minutes.
  8. Add more oil if necessary, to bring the paste to a thick pouring consistency.
  9. Tahini will keep stored in a tightly covered jar in the refrigerator for several months.

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