Roasted Garlic and Tahini Spread

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 shallot
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups tahini
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped thyme
  • ½ cup freshly chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

Method

Step 1

Peel all the garlic and then slice thin. Repeat with the shallot.

Step 2

Place the olive oil, garlic and shallots in a medium sauté pan and heat on low heat for 5-6 minutes to infuse the oil. Remove from the heat, stir in the rosemary and thyme and set aside to cool.

Step 3

In a medium mixing bowl, add the tahini, the remaining ingredients and the garlic + oil mixture. Stir to combine. Serve with sliced vegetables or flax crackers. Best served at room temperature. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to a week.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving: (about 2 tablespoons): Calories 250, Total Fat 17.2 g, Fiber 7.7 g, Protein 6.4 g, Sodium 55 mg

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