Brown-Rice Cakes with Toppings
Puffy brown-rice cakes are just as versatile as toasts for layering on the flavor (and they're gluten-free).
Dan Dan Noodles
Making chili oil from scratch is easy and adds a delicious complex flavor to this dish, but you can use regular hot chili oil instead in a pinch.
Rice-and-Bean Salad Bowl with Tahini Sauce
Our glorious grain bowl calls for making the brown rice in advance, but even if you start from scratch, you can get the whole dish on the table in under an hour.
Seared Beets with Turmeric-Tahini Broccoli and Salmon
In this super nutritious, anti-inflammatory meal, the vegetables enjoy just as much of the spotlight as the salmon. Whatever you do, don't skip the pepper: the piperine found in freshly ground pepper increases the bioabsorption of the turmeric by 2,000 percent!
Tahini Fruit Dip
Tahini adds a nutty richness to this sweet and creamy dip, suitable for snacking or a light, healthy dessert.
Spicy Tahini Sauce
Used throughout the Middle East as a dressing for salads, a sauce to drizzle over fish, chicken or vegetables, or as a dip in combination with eggplant or chickpeas, tahini is made from untoasted sesame seeds.
Martha's Tahini Cookies
Rolling the dough in sesame seeds enhances the flavor of the tahini and gives the cookies a satisfying crunch.
This creamy (yet dairy-free) dip uses two ingredient powerhouses that are rarely combined: umami-rich miso and nutty tahini paste. Rounded out with a little garlic, lemon juice, and sesame oil, the result is a deliciously addictive dip that is guaranteed to get a lot of play at a party. Serve it alongside a mild vegetable for dipping, like these lightly blanched asparagus stalks.
Quinoa Bowl With Tahini Dressing
This vegan, gluten-free grain bowl is packed with flavors and textures, thanks to roasted veggies, a creamy tahini dressing, and cool, crisp toppings.