Spicy Mushroom Tacos with Green Tahini Sauce

Taken from Spicy Mushroom Tacos with Green Tahini Sauce — Smallhold


1 lb. of freshly harvested Blue Oyster mushrooms
2 tbsp Burlap & Barrel’s Black Urfa Chili
4-5 tbsp olive oil plus extra 2 tbs for sauce
1 jalapeño pepper
1 c Seed + Mill Tahini
1 c or bunch of cilantro
1/2 c lime juice
1 clove garlic
1/2 c iced water
1 tsp salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 tortillas


Step 01 – Preheat grill until hot. Toss 1 lb freshly harvested Smallhold Blue Oysters in a bowl with 2 tbs Burlap & Barrel’s Black Urfa Chili, pinch of salt and 4-5 tbs olive oil, until well coated.

Step 02 – Grill mushrooms for 5-6 minutes until slightly crispy on the edges (turn half way).

Step 03 – Place 1 jalapeño on the grill until slightly charred (2-3 mins), remove seeds and set aside.

Step 04 – Blanch a bunch of cilantro (stems and leaves) in hot water until wilted, discard hot water.

Step 05 – Blend jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, 1⁄2 c tahini, iced water, 2 tbs olive oil, garlic, in a food processor until smooth. Season to taste with salt & pepper.

Step 06 – Add 2-3 tbs more water if too thick, or 1-2 tbs more tahini if too thin, and keep blending until you are happy with the consistency.

Step 07- Sauce can be made a day ahead and kept refrigerated. It’s also great as a dip or salad dressing.

Step 08-Smear tahini sauce over the tortilla, add the mushrooms and devour warm!

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