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Tahini Buns
Tahini Buns
Method

We’d like to thank Andrie Nikolaou for sharing her great idea for this tahini recipe with us!

  • Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
  • Add all of the ingredients for the dough into the mixer’s bowl. Beat with the hook attachment.
  • When all of the ingredients become completely incorporated, set the dough aside to rise for about ½ an hour.
  • Combine all of the ingredients for the filling in a bowl.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured working surface. Roll out into long, thin strips. Spread filling over dough. Cover filling with dough turning it into a long, thin filled strip.
  • Take hold of both ends of the strip, turning them inwards, each in the opposite direction, until you form an S shape.
  • Then, fold the S shape in half, placing the top part (roll) over the bottom part. Press down on them gently so they can stick together. You can make it any size you like.
  • Transfer to a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for ½ an hour.
  • When ready, remove from oven and brush with syrup.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

273
Calories (kcal)
14 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

9.8
Total Fat (g)
14 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

1.5
Saturated Fat (g)
7 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

38.5
Total Carbs (g)
15 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

18.7
Sugars (g)
21 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

6.4
Protein (g)
13 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.4
Fibre (g)
9 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.17
Sodium (g)
3 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.