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Tahini, which is a paste made from ground sesame seeds, makes sauces and dressings super creamy without any dairy or mayonnaise. Use it as a salad dressing, a spread on sandwiches, or a sauce for falafel (see associated recipe, below).

Source: EatingWell.com, July 2018




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir tahini, water, lemon juice, oil, garlic and salt together in a small bowl. Garnish with lemon zest, if desired.


To make ahead

Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Associated Recipe

Nutrition Facts

about 1 tablespoom
51 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 1.6g; dietary fiber 0.3g; sugars 0.1g; fat 4.7g; saturated fat 0.7g; vitamin a iu 4IU; vitamin c 1.8mg; folate 6.3mcg; calcium 9.1mg; iron 0.3mg; magnesium 5.7mg; potassium 31.3mg; sodium 75mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 fat