Middle Eastern Tahini

This popular dip is perfect for entertaining. It’s quick and easy to make using Riki Kaspi Spice Journey Za’atar

serves 4


1 cup tahini (stirred well)

½ cup fresh lemon juice

2 garlic cloves, crushed

Salt to taste

1 teaspoon olive oil (optional)

1 cup cold water

1 tablespoon Riki Kaspi Spice Journey Za’atar

2 teaspoons Italian parsley, chopped


In a food processor, blend tahini with lemon, garlic, salt and olive oil.

With the processor still running, slowly add cold water until the consistency becomes bright white and smooth.

Place the tahini paste on a plate and sprinkle over the Spice Journey Za’atar

Garnish with the parsley and serve with Pita bread.