Colourful roast vegetables and pomegrantes with a drizzle of tahini yoghurt

Tahini recipes

35 Recipes

Jazz up your dishes with tahini paste. This nutty Middle Eastern condiment is delicious in salad dressings, dips, yoghurts, houmous and even chocolate cookies!

Lemon roast vegetables with yogurt tahini & pomegranate

4.6875

(8 ratings)

Make a stand-out yogurt dressing by adding a dollop of tahini. This easy veggie salad with chickpeas, aubergine, peppers and pomegranate is rich in omega-3, vitamin c, fibre, folate and calcium, plus it's 3 of your 5-a-day...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy hummus recipe

4.53125

(48 ratings)

A smooth blended chickpea dip with tahini and garlic that's versatile and good for you, hummus makes a great snack or lunch...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

5

(1 rating)

A vegan tabbouleh with all the flavours of summer. The coconut and tahini dressing adds a creamy, nutty element to this winning couscous
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie tahini lentils

4.1875

(12 ratings)

Quick, easy and packed with healthy veg, this is a great midweek meal for vegans and veggies
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Coleslaw with tahini yogurt dressing

3.75

(1 rating)

This light coleslaw swaps mayonnaise for yogurt and tahini paste to make a low fat, super healthy side dish - perfect for a BBQ
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Courgette & tahini dip

4.25

(5 ratings)

Serve this thick, moreish dip of roasted courgettes and Greek yogurt with crudités or flatbread as part of a Lebanese meze spread
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Black tahini chocolate cookies

4.25

(5 ratings)

Make your own tahini using black or white sesame seeds, this recipe shows you how. Black ones have a nuttier, sweeter flavour, making them perfect for baking
  • 28 mins
  • More effort

Salmon with tahini sauce

3.5

(5 ratings)

This colourful fish supper is ready in just half an hour, served on a bed of couscous with crunchy cucumber and pomegranate seeds
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Marrakech lamb with tahini squash gratin

3.4375

(4 ratings)

Spice up your Sunday lunch with this Moroccan roast lamb, bursting with North African flavours - coriander, cumin, cinnamon and mint
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Peanut hummus with fruit & veg sticks

3.125

(2 ratings)

This healthy, nutty dip, with tahini and smoked paprika, is perfect for spreading – eat with apple slices and vegetables for a quick lunch or snack...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Salted caramel pear cake

0

(0 ratings)

Bake a cake that has it all: moist, fragrant sponge, silky Italian meringue, tahini buttercream and sharp pear-laced salted caramel. Serve with a cup of tea.
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate & sesame loaf cake

3.75

(1 rating)

Tahini gives this cake a subtle nutty flavour that partners perfectly with rich chocolate. This recipe makes 2 cakes, so why not freeze one as a treat for another day!
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted spiced cauliflower

4.375

(2 ratings)

Roasting cauliflower kicks the flavour up a notch, with sweet pomegranate seeds and earthy tahini, served in warmed pitta bread
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Harissa fish goujons in lettuce cups

2.5

(1 rating)

An easy everyday supper that's low in calories and 2 of our 5-a-day? Sign us up! These crisp lettuce cups, seasoned goujons and tahini drizzle make a tasty meal that won't break the bank either...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Pea hummus

5

(3 ratings)

Use cannellini beans, garlic and tahini in this quick, easy and healthy dip – perfect packed in kids' lunch boxes with pitta bread and veggies...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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