Creative Ways to Use Tahini Beyond Hummus

Different ways to use tahini
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Tahini is a delicious sesame paste that’s you can buy in stores, or even better, make at home. It’s very easy to prepare and you can store it in the fridge for a few weeks. Tahini is most commonly used for making hummus or as a spread, but here are some other creative ways you can enjoy this healthy paste.


Use your homemade tahini to make a delicious dressing that can be a perfect substitute to your usual balsamic dressing. Tahini dressing is very easy to prepare by mixing olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and lemon juice.


Using tahini as soup thickener sounds like a crazy idea, but it definitely worth a try if you love tahini and want to make your soups more nutritious and rich.


Whether you like your eggs poached, scrambled, or boiled, just a drizzle of tahini can take your breakfast to a whole new level. Tahini and eggs is an unexpected but very flavorful combination every tahini lover must try.

Banana Bread

If you’re looking for fun and tasty twist on your usual banana bread, adding tahini to this recipe might be a great choice. Tahini will give your bread a nice texture and flavor and it’ll boost its nutritional value.