Lemon Tahini Dressing

April 30, 2014
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

This dressing is perfect for fresh salads. If you like, add less water to make it more of a sauce. —Gena Hamshaw

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Lemon Tahini Dressing
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • Makes 1 1/3 cups
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 2/3 to 3/4 cups water (as needed)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt (or to taste)
  • Black pepper to taste
In This Recipe
  1. Whisk or blend all ingredients together, starting with 2/3 cup water and adding more until you reach a desired consistency. Dressing will keep 5 to 6 days in the refrigerator.

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Gena is a registered dietitian, recipe developer, and food blogger. She's the author of three cookbooks, including Power Plates (2017) and Food52 Vegan (2015). She enjoys cooking vegetables, making bread, and challenging herself with vegan baking projects.