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 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.