Baron's Tahini is a ground paste made from sesame seeds. Tahini is the second most important ingredient in hummus, right after the chickpeas, and a major component of other Middle Eastern foods. Additionally, Tahini is used as a base for Tahini sauce. Tahini sauce is a popular condiment for meat, vegetables and salads. Tahini sauce is very simple and easy to make. Typically, the dressing is made by thinning Tahini with ingredients such as lemon juice or water, and ingredients such as dill, pepper, or other herbs may be added for flavor. The health benefits of sesame seeds include high amount of proteins, essential vitamins and minerals, omega-6 fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidants. Additionally, sesame seeds are very rich in minerals, including high amounts per serving of calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, manganese, selenium, zinc, and copper.