Tahini is an earthy, nut butter-like spread which is very popular. It’s tasty and great to add to a mediterannean dish but it can be tough to find in the grocery store. If you’re like me, you may have wandered around and had to ask people where it is. Well, we made a tool to let you find the exact location for your store. To use our tool, enter your zip code, select your store, search for “Tahini” and it will show you the aisle and price!
What aisle is tahini in Kroger?
At my grocery store, Tahini is in Aisle 9, which is: bread/salad dressing/condiments/dinners & rice/peanut butter/instant potatoes. Here’s a picture of the results when I selected my store and typed in Tahini.
Where is tahini in the grocery store?
In most grocery stores, tahini is in the aisle with the condiments or oils, or in the aisle with ethnic foods. If you want to find Tahini in your store, try using our food locator app.
Find tahini in your grocery store!
At my grocery store, Tahini is in Aisle 9 but it will differ store by store. If you shop at Kroger and want to instantly check where it is, you can now! Aislespot is an app which helps you find products in your specific grocery store. Right now, we are only available in Kroger but we would love you to sign up for updates so you can test it at a grocery store near you!
What is tahini made of?
Tahini is made of sesame seeds that are ground into a smooth paste. The sesame seeds are sometimes hulled, sometimes they're left unhulled. Tahini can be made from roasted or raw sesame seeds. Tahini has many uses: it can be part of dressings, part of soft serve, as a dip for snack bites, inside of stuffed dates, or used for so many other dishes.
Is tahini bad for you?
Depending on your diet, it can be good or bad. Tahini has a high fat content and a high number of calories, so moderation is advised for the best health benefits. It is not good for people who are allergic to sesame seeds because Tahini is made from Sesame seeds. It’s a big part of the mediterannean diet so if you love greek or mediterannean food, it may be hard to avoid Tahini.
What is tahini in the grocery store?
Tahini is a thick sauce made from Sesame seeds and it is usually found in the sauces or condiments aisle. It has a similar thickness to thin peanut butter and is often accompanied with hummus on food. In most grocery stores, tahini is in the aisle with the condiments or oils, or in the aisle with ethnic foods.
Is there a substitute for tahini?
The best substitute for tahini may be cashew, almond, or peanut butter. These nut butters have a similar consistency to tahini and their flavor is fairly neutral. Another option is to use hummus or greek yogurt. These are usually toppings for a gyro or falafel and if you don’t have tahini I would recommend these. I love Tahini and I would say the texture of nut butter is similar to that of Tahini but I would never want to put that on a falafel or gyro. If your store doesn’t carry it, you can find it elsewhere.