Black Bean Tahini Dip Recipe

Special thanks to Dr. Ben Kim

This simple and delicious black bean tahini dip is abundant in calcium, folate (folic acid), manganese, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, and vitamin B1.

This dip is also rich in healthy protein, including an amino acid called tryptophan. Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that is helpful for promoting restful sleep and good nervous system health.


  • 1 can organic black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 cloves garlic, roughly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste


Combine black beans, tahini, garlic, lemon or lime juice, and water in a food processor or a strong blender and puree until smooth. Season with sea salt and pepper, to taste. Try serving this rich and delicious black bean and tahini dip with a platter of fresh vegetables and/or healthy crackers.

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