Creamy Tahini Sauce
This dressing can be used in a pita over falafel, as a dressing on a raw vegetable salad, or over cooked vegetables, rice, and tofu. Garnish with parsley.
- 3/4 cup sesame tahini
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 5–6 Tbs (75–90mL) lemon juice
- 1 Tbs lime juice
- 1–2 tsp (3–6g) garlic, crushed
- 1/4 cup parsley, minced
- 1 Tbs flax oil
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1/2–1 cup (120–240mL) water
- Place tahini, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, flax oil, and salt in a food processor fitted with the steel blade. (You can also use a blender.) Blend ingredients in a food processor until smooth and creamy. Keeping the motor running, slowly drizzle in the water, checking every now and then to monitor the consistency.
Calories from Fat 118 (73%)
(21%)Total Fat 14g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 7g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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