Tahini Dip (Techina)

Tahini Dip (Techina)
Tahini Dip (Techina)
Brightened with lemon and garlic, tahini becomes a bright, creamy dip—try it with warm pita, or sliced vegetables.Todd Coleman

Brightened with lemon and garlic, tahini becomes a bright, creamy dip — try it with warm, fresh pita, or sliced vegetables. This recipe first appeared in our October 2011 issue along with Katie Robbins's story Season of Rejoicing.

Techina (Tahini Dip)
Brightened with lemon and garlic, tahini becomes a bright, creamy dip.
Yield: serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tahini
  • 14 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 14 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tomato, cored and minced
  • 14 small yellow onion, minced

Instructions

  1. Puree tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and 14 cup water in a food processor; transfer to a plate. Mix oregano, tomato, and onion in a bowl; spoon over dip.