Tahini Broccolini with Pine Nuts and Lemon

By Trent Blodgett

Tahini Broccolini with Pine Nuts and Lemon


  • 1 bunch broccolini or enough for an even layer on a pan
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp Ancient Halaby Middle Eastern Chile Blend
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Roasted pine nuts to garnish
  • Olive oil to coat the pan

Tahini Sauce

  • 1/2 cup of tahini
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 1 tsp of California Love All Purpose Chile Blend
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Salt to taste


  1. Make tahini sauce in a food processor, add tahini, lemon juice, parsley, California Love, garlic, and a pinch of salt. Blend till smooth
  2. Heat pan over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
  3. Add broccoli in an even layer and cook 1minute before adding minced garlic and spices.
  4. Cook another 1–2 minutes before adding lemon juice and salt.
  5. Serve over tahini sauce and sprinkle with pine nuts.

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