This garlicky tahini sauce is traditionally served with chicken kebabs, but we loved it with the beef kebabs as well.

Carolyn Malcoun
Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2007


Recipe Summary

15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Mash garlic and salt in a medium bowl using the back of a spoon until a paste forms. Whisk in tahini, lemon juice and water.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Tahini is a thick paste made from ground sesame seeds. Look for it in large supermarkets in the Middle Eastern section or near other nut butters.

Nutrition Facts

93 calories; protein 2.7g 5% DV; carbohydrates 4.4g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.8g 3% DV; sugars 0.3g; fat 8g 12% DV; saturated fat 1.1g 6% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 10.9IU; vitamin c 6mg 10% DV; folate 17.4mcg 4% DV; calcium 23.5mg 2% DV; iron 0.7mg 4% DV; magnesium 15.3mg 6% DV; potassium 85.7mg 2% DV; sodium 110.7mg 4% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 24% DV.

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Rating: 5 stars
I love this dressing. It's so tangy and delicious. It's also super easy to make. Read More
Rating: 2 stars
Tahini can also be added to salad as a dressing. Rememberit is like any fat or oil which means it is 9 calories per gramme. To prepare it use 1:1 water and tahini so you have half the calories. I also add paprika cumin chopped parsley and chopped dill fresh of course. Read More