A lot of people today are discovering the exotic flavors and tastes of tahini hummus dip. This is a delightful Middle Eastern dip created from tahini and hummus. Hummus is a spread or dip that is made for hashed, pureed or mashed chickpeas, along with tahini, which is a sesame seed paste. It also has lemon juice, garlic, salt and olive oil as ingredients. You might be interested in the long history of chickpeas. They were brought to the Middle East area by ancient Phoenicians, and are thought to have been first cultivated about 7,000 years ago.
You might also find it interesting that there is a Guinness World Record for tahini hummus dip. The largest portion of tahini hummus dip was created using eight tons of chickpeas, two tons of tahini, two tons of lemon juice, and finally 154 pounds of olive oil. That is record breaking to say the least!
Tahini hummus dip is usually served as a dip with vegetables or pita bread or chips. Tahini hummus dip can also be used as a great alternative to the traditional sandwich spread. It is also consider to be a very healthy alternative to other dips. Tahini hummus dip has about 25 calories per serving, two grams of carbohydrates and is low it fat, and high in protein.
You can add many other ingredients to the basic tahini hummus dip to jazz it up. For example, adding roasted red peppers will create a spicy flavor. Other hummus dip recipes say to mix in some spinach and cheese with the tahini hummus dip and then bake the mixture. This is a flavorful twist to the dip that is generally served cold.
You can also make a tasty salad dressing or marinade with tahini hummus dip. Take some hummus dip and mix it with a few tablespoons of Caesar dressing. You will love the great new taste you have created to dress those salad greens.
You can even add peanut butter to tahini hummus dip for a wonderful sandwich filling that will have the kids asking for more. Plus, they will be getting all the great nutrients from the hummus.