Creamy Spinach-Tahini Dip Recipe

Recipe Category: Vegan

Creamy Spinach-Tahini Dip Recipe


Makes about 1 cup

  • 1 (10-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup tahini (sesame paste)
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ground cayenne
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds, for garnish


  1. Lightly steam the spinach until wilted, about 3 minutes
  2. Squeeze dry and set aside
  3. In a food processor, process the garlic and salt until finely chopped
  4. Add the steamed spinach, tahini, lemon juice and cayenne to taste
  5. Process until well blended and taste, adjusting seasonings if necessary
  6. Transfer the dip to a medium bowl and sprinkle with the sesame seeds
  7. If not using right away, cover and refrigerate until needed
  8. Properly stored, it will keep for up to 3 days

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