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Brown Sesame Seeds

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Brown Sesame Seeds have a nutty, slightly sweet flavor and aroma that is enhanced by toasting. They can be added to breads, cookies or stir-fries, or ground into a butter for tahini, hummus or the sweet Middle Eastern treat called halvah. Our Brown Sesame Seeds are an excellent source of calcium and contain 6 grams of protein per serving.

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Sesame seeds are admired all around the world for their slightly sweet, nutty flavor and aroma that is enhanced by toasting. In the Middle East, sesame seeds are ground into a paste called tahini and used in the savory dish, hummus and in sweet treats like halvah. In Asian cuisine, they are used in sushi rolls, stir-fries and salads, to name a few. And throughout Europe and America, sesame seeds are added to breads and other baked goods for a rustic, artisan touch and flavor. Sesame seeds are also highly valued for their high content of oil which contains essential fatty acids and is revered in some cultures for its healing properties. "Open sesame"—the famous phrase from the Arabian Nights‚Äîreflects the distinguishing feature of the sesame seed pod, which bursts open when it reaches maturity.

Sesame seeds, an alkaline food, offer many nutritional benefits. They're an excellent source of zinc, manganese, magnesium, copper, calcium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1 and dietary fiber. Sesame seeds also contain lignans, called sesamin and sesamolin, which can help lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

Brown sesame seeds can be added to vegetable dishes, salads, breads, rolls, buns and muffins—or use the entire package to make tahini (see recipe on back of package). With a fresh batch of tahini on hand, homemade hummus can be just minutes away! Or try using tahini in the cookie recipe on the back of the package for a scrumptious treat.

To Your Good Health

  • Kosher

    As a continued commitment to the quality of the products we make and sell, all of Bob’s Red Mill products are certified kosher pareve or kosher dairy by Rabbi Avrohom Teichman of Kehilla Kosher, Igud HaKashrus of Los Angeles.

  • Vegan

    All Bob’s Red Mill products are vegetarian. This product is also vegan, meaning it is made without the use of any animal products including eggs, dairy, and honey.

  • Paleo

    We offer many wholesome ingredients that are favored by folks who follow a paleo, primal or other grain-free diet, including nuts flours, starches, whole nuts, and seeds.

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Delicious Crunch!
Made a delicious beef, broccoli & red pepper stir-fry. Bob's Red Mill Sesame seeds toasted up easily & added a great final garnish & taste.
February 12, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Bob's Red Mill Customer Since:
Indirectly over two years. Ordering direct, my fir
Dietary Preferences / Restrictions:
No restrictions just exploring whole grains.
In the kitchen, I am:
Serious Home Cook
Cooking For:
My Family
great gomasio!
we use brown sesame seeds to make gomasio and then sprinkle it on everything, especially our bob's brown rice and wild rice breakfast
November 17, 2017
Purchased
4 months ago
Bob's Red Mill Customer Since:
10 years, since finding Bob in Voodoo Donuts
Dietary Preferences / Restrictions:
gluten free
In the kitchen, I am:
Serious Home Cook
Cooking For:
My Family
Good quality. Very intense flavor
November 4, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
In the kitchen, I am:
Serious Home Cook
Cooking For:
My Family
Great Sesame
We buy the white sesame seeds and toast them ourselves in the toaster over. The flavor is more fragrant than buying the already toasted ones.
October 24, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
Bob's Red Mill Customer Since:
2000
Dietary Preferences / Restrictions:
Organic, whole grain, fiber, gluten free sometimes
In the kitchen, I am:
Serious Home Cook
Cooking For:
My Family
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I wanted sesame seed so I could make my own Tahini
DAVID L on Feb 23, 2018
I use them stir-fry's, on toast and in salads.
Alycia T on Feb 4, 2018
I wanted sesame seed so I could make my own Tahini
DAVID L on Feb 23, 2018
I like to add sesame seeds to salads as well as oatmeal.
Deborah R on Feb 15, 2018
I use them stir-fry's, on toast and in salads.
Alycia T on Feb 4, 2018
I use these in my yogurt and it adds a nice crunch
Tashunda M on Jan 30, 2018
Sesame seeds put the final "touch" on my favorite stir fry.
Katherine C on Jan 29, 2018
I roast them in the pan & use them (either whole or ground) as the final flavor touch for the side dishes.
SUE B on Jan 27, 2018
I need it for my healthy diet
trinh v on Jan 8, 2018
I want to try this and I needed to buy more to get free shipping
Alfred N on Jan 6, 2018
Stock pantry
Danita L on Jan 4, 2018
Sesame seeds are good in breads and mixed with seasonings
Jan R on Jan 4, 2018
Since I was already ordering I added these in to have on hand for various baking recipes.
Susan S on Dec 29, 2017
Great quality and difficult to buy locally
Mariah B on Dec 28, 2017
They taste great on everything!
Jeannie D on Dec 20, 2017
ingredient in my granola
Deborah P on Dec 18, 2017
I know they will be good on bagels.
Laura M on Dec 13, 2017
Just love to make sesame snaps for snacking
Don H on Dec 11, 2017
A great price!!
Ann K on Dec 11, 2017
THEY ARE NOT HULLED AND ARE HIGHER IN CALCIUM
Monique L on Dec 11, 2017
Love this so great price, got them
Constance N on Nov 25, 2017
Love them
diane h on Nov 24, 2017
I cook a lot of Asian food and use these for garnishes.
Cindy J on Nov 24, 2017
this is my first time buying this not sure how i will use it
AUDREY M on Nov 11, 2017
I prefer to buy direct from the source.
Josephine B on Nov 5, 2017
Also part of the 'nut' butter for my beloved grandson.
Sherriebeth C on Nov 5, 2017
Recipe ingredient for Westphalian Schwarzbrot
Clinton A on Nov 5, 2017
Wanted to try this.
Deborah T on Nov 4, 2017
Impossible to find bulk sesame seeds in SW Florida.
Sue S on Nov 4, 2017
Sesame seeds are delicious.
Kathryn H on Nov 4, 2017
Nutrient loaded
James B on Oct 30, 2017
I like to add sesame seeds to salads as well as oatmeal.
Deborah R on Feb 15, 2018
I use these in my yogurt and it adds a nice crunch
Tashunda M on Jan 30, 2018
"Brown Sesame Seeds have a nutty, slightly sweet flavor and aroma that is enhanced by toasting." -- Does this mean they have already been roasted to enhance flavor, or that they are raw and toasting is a suggestion? I'm looking for raw seeds.
A shopper on Dec 31, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This product is raw and not toasted.
In what country are these sesame seeds grown?
A shopper on Dec 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Our sesame seeds are grown in India.
where is the origin this product?
ARA H on Oct 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Our Sesame Seeds come from India.

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