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Tahini and Carob Molasses (V)

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I was sitting in a restaurant in Cyprus waiting for my order when the waiter brought a little dip and some bread to my table as a starter. It tasted amazing so I was curious to know more. I did some research and found that it was tahini with carob molasses, a dish from the Middle East. They usually eat it with pita bread.

I love making tahini and carob molasses as part of a meze. In it I include some other amazing dishes from the Middle East (hummus, baba ganoush, tabbouleh, fattoush, falafel).

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Tahini and Carob Molasses (V)

Tahini and carob molasses with pita bread is great as a quick snack or as part of a Lebanese meze.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Servings 2
Calories 169 kcal


  • 36 g (2 tbsp) runny tahini
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) carob syrup
  • 1/4 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 small pita bread sliced


  • Pour tahini into a small cup.
  • In a separate cup mix together carob syrup and maple syrup then pour this mixture over tahini, making a nice drizzle effect.
  • Serve with pita bread. I like to make my pita bread warm so I put it in the microwave on 750 W for 10 seconds.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 5gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 127mgPotassium: 100mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 12IUCalcium: 95mgIron: 2mg
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