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Sumac Tahini "Pesto" Pasta

Recipes, SpicesYaniv Cohen
Sumac Tahini "Pesto" Pasta

This one is truly out of the box and special ! a delicious fusion between Lebanese and Italian cuisine! Yum, yum, yum!


  • 1 cup olive oil
  • Tbs sumac
  • 1 cup raw tahini
  • 1 cup parmigiana 
  • Few thyme sprigs
  • Few parsley sprigs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 peeled garlic cloves
  • Cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 package Pasta of choice.


  1. Cook pasta according to package instruction in water, salt and oil. Feel free to add bay leaves to be removed after pasta cooks. ( al dente please, nobody wants to eat mushy pasta)
  2. In a food processor, mix all the ingredients except the toasted sesame and briefly mix them together to a smooth paste.
  3. Place the cooked pasta In a serving bowl, pour the Sumac Tahini pesto and mix well. Add the toasted sesame seeds and stir them in.
  4. Garnish with a pinch of sumac and enjoy this delicious healthy fusion pasta. Can be served warm or cod.

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