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Lemon Tahini Dressing

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This Lemon Tahini Dressing makes the perfect addition to any garden salad, sandwiches, falafel, and more… It is also vegan, SO easy to make and delicious!

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Lemon Tahini Sauce

This Creamy Tahini salad dressing will turn any simple salad into a gourmet meal! The recipe is super easy and comes together in less than five minutes. All you have to do is whisk the tahini paste, crushed garlic, salt, lemon juice and a little water together. You will notice that the dressing is getting thicker as you whisk. And that’s when you slowly add some warm water to get a smooth, creamy and pourable dressing.

roasted chickpea salad with tahini dressing. Air fryer chickpea.

Tahini Dressing Recipe Ingredients

Find the complete recipe with measurements below.

Ready to make tahini salad dressing (tarator sauce)? You’ll need these simple ingredients:

Tahini – The star to this healthy dressing.

Fresh lemon juice – It makes the dressing nice and bright.

Garlic – For extra flavor.

Extra virgin olive oil – It adds body and richness.

Salt- to taste.

Water – A few tablespoons to help thin the tahini salad dressing.

The end result, a creamy tahini dressing!

tahini sauce

Falafel is always topped with a creamy Lemon Tahini Dressing. Tahini sauce is well known as Tarator sauce in Lebanese cuisine. Check out my Falafel recipe with an air fryer twist, if you haven’t yet!

Looking for more recipes with tahini dressings? This Rainbow Carrots with Tahini Sauce is always a favorite!

How to store Lemon Tahini Dressing Leftovers:

Using a mason jar to make this vegan salad dressing is super helpful. They’re airtight, so it easy to store leftovers, they’re easy to clean and dishwasher safe.  Get my favorite go-to Mason jars Here

Store in an airtight container or a mason jar in the fridge for up to a week. The dressing will thicken up and some separation may occur, just add a couple tablespoon of warm water, whisk it up again and enjoy!

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I hope you love this simple vegan Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing recipe as much as I do! And if you make it, then don’t forget to snap a photo and hashtag it #thesaltandsweetkitchen — I would love to see your creations on Instagram and Facebook

More Salad Recipes with the Best Dressings:

Roasted Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing

Lebanese Cabbage Salad- Malfouf Salad

Lebanese Fattoush Salad

How to Make Tahini Salad Dressing

lemon tahini dressing- falafel dressing

Lemon Tahini Dressing

Yield: 3/4 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This vegan creamy Lemon tahini dressing is perfect on any salad, as a veggie dip, a spread for sandwiches or a sauce on Falafel.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup tahini paste
  • 1 lemon juice- about 3 tablespoons
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons warm water, more as needed
  • 1 crushed garlic clove

Instructions

    1. In a small bowl, combine tahini, crushed garlic, lemon juice, salt, and olive oil. Whisk until thoroughly blended.
    2. Add1 tablespoon warm water, and whisk some more. If your dressing is too thick, add another table spoon of warm water, or until it becomes creamy in texture.
    3. Taste, and adjust the flavor with more lemon juice or salt if needed.
    4. Serve on a salad or over Falafel.
    5. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 40Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 270mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 3g

Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.

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