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Tahini Sauce


This thick sauce is the perfect dressing for wraps, or used as a dip for grilled chicken bits or veggies.


Mix together all ingredients until smooth. Adjust flavorings to taste.Tahini2


Tahini Sauce
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Serves: 1 cup
  • ½ cup tahini paste
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ cup hot water
  • Salt to taste
  1. Combine all ingredients together in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
For a milder taste, use 3 cloves of baked garlic


6 Responses to Tahini Sauce

  1. Deborah April 13, 2015 at 5:16 am #

    I cannot wait to try this. I am trying to eat raw vegetables and fruit only. But I really need more sauce recipes to bump up thr flavor. Thankyou

  2. Shirley April 13, 2015 at 6:46 am #

    What is tahini paste & where do I get it or make it?

    • Marla Hingley
      Marla Hingley April 13, 2015 at 4:08 pm #

      Tahini paste is ground sesame seeds. It can be found at most grocery stores in the Asian foods section.

  3. Angela April 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm #

    Its used in Middle Eastern dishes such as hummus. Can be found in the Greek food section of your grocery stoee

  4. Cj April 14, 2015 at 9:23 am #

    Love to try this. Have upcoming-bring your own lunch-event and this sounds perfect, thanks!

  5. Noel April 14, 2015 at 3:14 pm #

    You can also use 3 tbs of sour cream and mix it together.
    Also try to use cold water the taste is much better.
    If you want to use it as a dip you can add chopped parsley.
    Add minced parsley plus minced tomatoes for a perfect salad with baked white fish fillets.

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