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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.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2009




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  • 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.



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 Facts

1 tablespoon
66 calories; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 3.1g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 1.9g; fat 5.9g; saturated fat 0.8g; vitamin a iu 3.2IU; vitamin c 2.6mg; folate 5.2mcg; calcium 6.8mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 4.3mg; potassium 27.1mg; sodium 117.9mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 2g.

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