Tenderloin with hummus and tahini sauce

Tenderloin with hummus and tahini sauce is a lovely dish from the Middle East. It is a great dish to serve guests, since everything can be made ready in advance, except for the tenderloin and couscous.


The tenderloin:

Calculate 200 - 250 g of meat per person.

Season it with salt and pepper, brown it on all sides, and put it in the oven at 125 degrees, with a baking thermometer, until it has a core temperature of 54 degrees. Let it rest for a few minutes before cutting it up.


Tahini sauce:

50 g of tahini

1/2 lemon, juice only

Ev. water

Salt and pepper

Mix tahini and lemon juice together and add water to a thick sauce. Season with salt and pepper.



Red cabbage in fine strips

Cabbage in fine strips

Carrot, grated

Cucumber in cubes

Spring onion, shredded

Peppers and strips

Pomegranate seeds


1 part lime juice

2 parts olive oil


1 can of chickpeas in a sheet, rinsed and dried

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 cup lemon juice

2 cloves garlic

1/2 ts salt

1 dl tahini

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Everything is run in a blender or with a hand mixer to a smooth mass. Garnish with a little olive oil and a sprinkle of sumac or paprika.


Couscous for 4 people, made according to the instructions on the package

50 g pine nuts

50 g pistachios

2 spring onions finely chopped

1/2 cucumber, diced

50 g raisins

1 handful fresh mint, finely chopped

1 handful fresh coriander, finely chopped

Mix everything with the couscous, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve. If you want to serve couscous more like a salad, you can make a dressing of olive oil and lemon and pour over.


Serve tenderloin with hummus and tahini sauce together with couscous and salad.

Tenderloin with hummus and tahini sauce
Tenderloin with hummus and tahini sauce


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