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Honey-Tahini Dressing

March/April 2009

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Extra-virgin olive oil and lemon juice are the backbone of this dressing, but it gets a unique toasty flavor from tahini.



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Honey-Tahini Dressing Recipe

Makes: About 1 1/4 cups

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup tahini, (see Tip)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Combine lemon juice, oil, tahini, honey and garlic in a blender, a jar with a tight-fitting lid or a medium bowl. Blend, shake or whisk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
  • Tip: Tahini is a thick paste of ground sesame seeds. Look for it in large supermarkets in the Middle Eastern section or near other nut butters.

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 66 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 118 mg sodium; 28 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1 fat


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