This sweet and spicy cilantro sauce gets a Mediterranean spin with a little nuttiness from the addition of tahini. Drizzle over fish tacos or roast chicken or even make some ahead to keep in the fridge for salads.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
1 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
1 jalapeño, seeded and coarsely chopped
5 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon tahini
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
¼ teaspoon salt
Combine cilantro, jalapeño, mayonnaise, lime juice, oil, tahini, honey, garlic and salt in a blender. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed. Thin with 1 to 2 tablespoons water, if desired. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 1 day.
121 calories;12 g fat(2 g sat); 0 g fiber; 2 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 6 mcg folate; 5 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 217 IU vitamin A; 5 mg vitamin C; 8 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 155 mg sodium; 42 mg potassium