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Homemade Gluten Free Tahini

You can guarantee you're tahini is gluten free with this homemade gluten free tahini recipe.
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Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten Free Tahini
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 2 tbsp
Calories: 149kcal
Cost: 5.00



  • Toast sesame seeds in a wide skillet over low heat until they turn golden brown. Stir them often to avoid burning. You can skip this step if you're in a rush or want your tahini to be raw.
    process shot for gluten free homemade tahini recipe
  • Add the sesame seeds to a food processor. Pulse until the sesame seeds are ground into crumbs. Then add half of the olive oil and blend until smooth. Stop after a minute and scrape down the sides of the food processor with an offset spatula.
    process shot for gluten free homemade tahini recipe
  •  Repeat until the tahini is smooth. Season with sea salt to your preference.
    image of tahini in a heart shaped bowl on top of sesame seeds that says tahini is made from 100% sesame seeds


Serving: 2tbsp | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 3mg
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