All you need to know about Tahini

Interesting facts about Sunita* Tahini


  • Made solely from roasted sesame seeds with no hidden extras
  • A key ingredient for making hummus
  • Can also be used to make other tasty dips and dressings
  • Contains more fibre and calcium than peanut butter and is naturally lower in sugar and saturated fats
  • Packed full of protein, rich in vitamins, magnesium, iron and calcium
  • Like natural peanut butters, the oil will move to the top of the jar – just stir back in
  • It doesn’t need to be kept in the fridge – the cupboard will do
  • Light tahini is made with the outer skin of the sesame seed removed to give a lighter, creamier taste
  • The whole tahini is made with the whole sesame seed giving a richer, stronger taste
  • Ideal for vegans as it helps to support a balanced diet


See how to make hummus in 5 easy steps!




10 Uses for Sunita Tahini

  1. Add tahini to any flavour hummus
  2. Use instead of a peanut butter on bread and toast
  3. Drizzle over ice cream for a nutty flavour
  4. Use as a replacement for egg yolks to bind ingredients when cooking
  5. Create great satay sauce with tahini instead of peanut sauce
  6. Mix into mashed potato with garlic for a hearty dinner dish
  7. Add a spoonful or two of tahini to your stir fry for that oriental sesame taste
  8. Liven up your meals this winter by drizzling over steamed vegetables
  9. Perfect for making your own energy bars – simply mix with dried fruit and nuts and shape
  10. Gently warm Sunita’s Organic Cocoa Tahini and use for dipping fruit and marshmallows – a great treat for all the family!


Recipe Ideas:

Tahini Dressing

Chocolate Sesame Cup Cakes

Tahini ice cream

Energy Balls


*Sunita’s Tahini is available in Health Stores nationwide. Contact nikki@wholefoods.ie for more information.



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