Tag: tahini

Lemon Sesame Tuna & Chickpea Orzo Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 8 oz dried orzo, cooked to package instructions and drained 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 bunch green onions, diced 3 3-oz pouches Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna 15-oz canned chickpeas, drained 3 oz crumbled feta 1/4 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced […]

Smoky Eggplant Zucchini Dip

2 medium eggplants 2 small zucchini 1 handful flat leaf parsley, chopped 1/4 cup tahini 1-2 tablespoons olive oil juice of 2 lemons 2 cloves garlic, minced salt freshly ground black pepper healthy pinch ground chipotle Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Place each eggplant on a gas burner and grill, […]

Sesame-Feta Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast handful Italian parsley, chopped 1 “baby” cucumber, diced 1/2 small red onion, diced 3 oz crumbled feta (tomato basil flavored if possible) 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 2 teaspoons tahini 3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise salt freshly ground black pepper zest of one lemon Directions: Place […]

Smoked Duck Spicy Sesame Noodles with Zucchini

Ingredients: for the sauce: 1/4 cup “pure” sesame paste* 1/4-1/3 cup water 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon light brown sugar 2 tablespoons chile-garlic sauce 1/2 tablespoon hot sesame oil for the duck: 1 1/2 cold, roasted duck (I used Maple Leaf Farm’s Roast Half Duck with Orange Sauce -discarded the sauce […]