Recipes from the Sesamaise Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cooking Demo


We had a great time on Sunday at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market giving a live cooking demo and we wanted to share the recipes with you. 

Bean Hummus with Green Garlic and Seasonal Radishes for Dipping

  • 1 cup of chickpeas, cooked
  • ½ cup Sesamaise Tahini Tangy Original Dip 
  • 2 tbsp green garlic, chopped 
  • Lemon juice, 
  • salt and pepper to taste 
  • Olive oil 

Blend chickpeas, Tahini dip and garlic in food processor, season with lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste, and add olive oil until desired consistency is reached. Plate drizzled with olive oil and parsley for garnish and seasonal radishes for dipping.

Avocado Toast with Spicy Enough Tahini Drizzle and Market Greens

  • 2 avocados, mashed 
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice 
  • 4 tbsp Sesamaise’s Spicy Enough Tahini Dip 
  • slice of bread 
  • Olive oil 
  • salt and pepper 
  • market greens and herbs

Spread 2 tbsp of Spicy Enough Tahini Dip on toasted bread (if desired.) Mix half of the lemon juice, salt and pepper into mashed avocados and spread on the bread. Toss market greens in remaining lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper and add to the bread. Drizzle Spicy Enough Tahini Dip on top.

Kale and Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Pesto Tahini Dressing

  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 
  • 6 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 tbsp cumin 
  • 1 tbsp paprika 
  • salt and pepper 
  • 1 bunch of kale, washed, de-stemmed and chopped 
  • ½ cup of walnuts 
  • Other seasonal market veggies 
  • 1 cup of Sesamaise’s Creamy Pesto Tahini Dip

Toss cauliflower in half of the olive oil and the spices and roast for 20 minutes at 375, or until it starts to brown. Add the rest of the olive oil to the Creamy Pesto Tahini Dip in a bowl and stir to combine. Add the chopped kale and massage well. Toss in the roasted cauliflower once cooled, walnuts and any other seasonal market veggies you like!

Tahini Chocolate Fondue with Strawberries

  • 1 cup Sesamaise’s Tahini Chocolate Dip
  • Strawberries, washed

Dip and enjoy!

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We also mentioned many of the benefits of tahini at the market, so we wanted to share these stats with you as well: 

Tahini Infographic

We'd love to see your cooking creations, so remember to tag @sesamaise in your Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter posts! 

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