Tahini-Zucchini Dip

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina

Published 2018

  • About

This bean-free dip has all the flavor of Middle Eastern hummus and is packed with bone-strengthening calcium. Enjoy it with crudités or spoon it into romaine lettuce boats and top with tomatoes and sprouts.


  • 1 cup (250 ml) peeled and chopped zucchini
  • tablespoons (52


Put the zucchini, lemon juice, garlic, paprika, salt, optional cumin, and cayenne in a blender and process until smooth. Add the tahini and sesame seeds and process until smooth and creamy. Stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, the dip will keep for 4 days.