Sesame Tahini Dressing

April 30, 2014
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

A slightly sweet, salty dressing that's perfect over warm grains. —Gena Hamshaw

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Makes makes 1 1/4 cups
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
In This Recipe
  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender till smooth. Add more water to thin the dressing if you prefer a thinner texture. It will thicken in the fridge, so you can also add water to thin as needed. Dressing will keep for 5 to 6 days, refrigerated.

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Gena Hamshaw is a certified nutritionist, recipe developer, and food blogger. She shares her latest culinary adventures at The Full Helping. She's the author of two cookbooks, Food52 Vegan (2015) and Choosing Raw (2014). She enjoys yoga, sweet potatoes, cashews, and things that are smothered in sauce.