Tahini

A vital ingredient to hummus, this sesame paste is very versatile and can be used as a base in salad dressings or sauces. Makes about 1/4 cup

Ingredients

1/2 cup sesame seeds, lightly toasted and cooled 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil pinch sea salt

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

Put the sesame seeds into the chopping cup fitted with the grinding blade. Pulse 8 to 10 times on High or until finely ground. Add the olive oil and salt and pulse 4 to 5 times on High, and then process for 20 to 30 seconds on Low, or until a paste forms. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.