Mediterranean Recipe for Stroke Prevention and Well-being
Tahini sauce is popular throughout the Mediterranean and the Middle East. This simple, tangy, and flavor-packed sauce is made by blending rich, nutty tahini paste with citrus (lemon juice or lime juice), fresh garlic, and a little bit of water to aid the consistency.
1-2 garlic cloves
½ tsp salt
¾ cup tahini paste
½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice (or lemon juice, if you prefer)
¼ cup cold water, more if needed
1 cup fresh chopped parsley leaves, stems removed first (optional)
Using a mortar and pestle, crush the garlic cloves with the salt into a paste (or mince the garlic and season with salt.)
Add the crushed garlic, tahini paste and lime juice to the bowl of a food processor and blend (it will be thick as it emulsifies.) Add a little bit of water and blend again until you reach the desired consistency.
Transfer the tahini to a serving bowl, and if you like stir in fresh chopped parsley. Enjoy!