Sesame Tahini Honey Spread

Tahini Honey Spread

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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
76 Calories
4g Fat
10g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 76
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 1g
Calcium 32mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Sesame Tahini Honey Spread in Greek is ταχινόμελο, pronounced tah-hee-NO-meh-loh.

Who needs peanut butter when tahini and honey are available? This combination was frequently eaten separately–by dipping a piece of bread into tahini, then following it with a forkful of thick honey. Today it's commercially produced, but it's simple and easy to make at home. With fewer calories than peanut butter (and no nuts), it's healthy and delicious.


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup tahini (light)

Steps to Make It

  1. Start with a measuring cup and pour in 1/4 cup of the honey.

  2. Spoon in the tahini on top to the 1/2 cup mark and then stir to combine well. Stir the tahini in its jar first. The oil will rise to the top while stored and it should be mixed in before using.

  3. Serve on slices of whole-grain bread or toast. Try adding slices of banana for another great taste.


  • The ratio of honey to tahini is a matter of personal preference, and much can depend on the taste of both the tahini and the honey being used. Start with this one-to-one ratio and add more honey or more tahini to taste.
  • Tahinomelo can be stored unrefrigerated for several days, well covered. Stir before using.