Roasted Asparagus And Creamy Tahini Dip


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes8 Servings
Roasted Asparagus And Creamy Tahini Dip

(Photo: Angus Fergusson)

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This healthy and delicious tahini dip with crisp asparagus spears will become a party favourite.


  • 1 bunch asparagus

  • 1 tsp olive oil

  • 1/8 tsp salt

  • 1/4 cup tahini

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 tsp honey

  • 1 small garlic clove, minced

  • 1/4 tsp cumin


  • Position rack in bottom of oven. Preheat to 400F.

  • Snap off and discard tough ends from asparagus. Toss with oil and salt on a rimmed baking sheet.

  • Bake on bottom rack of oven, stirring halfway through, until tender-crisp, about 5 min.

  • Stir tahini with lemon juice, honey, garlic and cumin in a small bowl. Gradually stir in 1 to 3 tbsp water until smooth. Serve tahini dip alongside asparagus.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 62, Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 4g, Fat 5g, Fibre 2g, Sodium 51mg.

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