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    Tahinah (Sesame Dip)

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    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Tish's Note:

    This dip can be used as an appetizer, dip, a first course or a salad dressing. This recipe makes a thick version, but can be thinned with water to the desired consistency.

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    1. 1
      Place sesame paste in blender goblet.
    2. 2
      On low, slowly add water and lemon juice.
    3. 3
      When mixture resembles mayonnaise, add remaining ingredients and blend well*A pretty way to serve Tahinah is to spread it on a plate, then swirl with a knife to create a circle design.
    4. 4
      Garnish with chopped parsley or paprika.
    5. 5
      Serve as a dip with raw vegies or with pita bread.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 24, 2004

      I haven't actually cooked this one, but it is a very nice dip that shouldn't be missed when you make "meze" (Cyprus/Greece). When I was in Cyprus there wasn't a meal without it. Only instead of paprika they always used parsley. Worth trying, if you get the paste.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tahinah (Sesame Dip)

    Serving Size: 1 (283 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 8.4
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 932.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 2.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 0.3 g
    Protein 0.2 g

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    sesame paste

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