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Super creamy with the nutty flavor of sesame seeds, this homemade tahini sauce recipe is a popular way to begin a meal in Cyprus. Serve with crudités and pita.

Jen Rose Smith
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine tahini, lemon juice, oil, garlic and salt in a food processor. Pulse, scraping down the sides as needed, until smooth. With the motor running, add water in a thin stream until the mixture is pale and smooth. Transfer the dip to a serving bowl and top with parsley. Garnish with sesame seeds and more oil, if desired.

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Tips

To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 days. Add a little water before serving if the dip is too stiff.

Nutrition Facts

106 calories; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 3.7g; dietary fiber 0.8g; sugars 0.1g; fat 9.7g; saturated fat 1.4g; vitamin a iu 128.8IU; vitamin c 4.1mg; folate 17.6mcg; calcium 24.4mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 15.4mg; potassium 82.2mg; sodium 79.1mg.
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