Toasting sesame seeds makes them crunchier and can enhance their flavor.
Use: Sesame Seed can be sprinkled on top of salads, stir-fries, or soups. Used in breads, candies, main dishes, as a garnish on pasta and vegetables.
Health Benefits: Sesame seeds are a good source of healthy fats, protein, B vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. Regularly eating substantial portions of these seeds — not just an occasional sprinkling on a burger bun — may aid blood sugar control, combat arthritis pain, and lower cholesterol.
Did you know: Toasting sesame seeds makes them crunchier and can enhance their flavor. People can toast sesame seeds by spreading them on a baking tray and placing them in the oven for 5-10 minutes at 350F . Stirring through the seeds occasionally will help ensure that they toast evenly.