Sesame seeds – 1/4 cup, lightly roasted, (preferably unhulled)
Lemon juice – 1/4 cup (or to taste)
Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 1/4 cup
Garlic – 1 teaspoon, finely chopped
Blend all the ingredients in the mixie to a smooth paste.
- To use as a spread, keep the consistency thick like peanut butter.
- To use as a thin sauce or salad dressing, blend in a little water to the required consistency.
Optional additions could be roasted cumin powder, or chopped parsley/basil/mint/dill, or red chilly powder/paprika.
- This spread also works as a versatile base to make any other sesame based dip, including hummus.
- Goes well with crudites, pita bread, roasted veggie salads.