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.

Pam Lolley
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2019

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Tips

To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

121 calories; protein 0.7g 1% DV; carbohydrates 2.4g 1% DV; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 1.2g; fat 12.3g 19% DV; saturated fat 1.9g 9% DV; cholesterol 4.8mg 2% DV; vitamin a iu 216.8IU 4% DV; vitamin c 5.3mg 9% DV; folate 5.8mcg 2% DV; calcium 8.2mg 1% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 4.1mg 2% DV; potassium 42mg 1% DV; sodium 155.4mg 6% DV; added sugar 1g.