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Herbed Tahini Dressing / Sauce

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TAHINI HAS A WONDERFUL NUTTY FLAVOR AND IS DELICIOUS AS A DRESSING, DIP, SAUCE OR DRIZZLE.

This herbed tahini is just beautiful.

All the richness and creaminess of tahini with a fresh herb upgrade with the addition of parsley and mint.

Don't have herbs on hand?  try my classic tahini dressing recipe.

Yield/Servings: ~ 1/2 cup Author: Riyana Rupani Print
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Herbed Tahini Dressing/Sauce

A creamy and fresh herbed dressing, perfect over roasted veggies, salad, or served with kebabs

PREPARATION TIME: 10 MIN COOKING TIME: 0 MIN TOTAL TIME: 10 MIN

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup hulled tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 15g flat-leaf parsley
  • 5g mint leaves
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 green chili (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp salt or to taste
  • ice-cold water as needed to thin

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add your herbed tahini ingredients into a food processor.  Start with the herbs, garlic, and chili and blend to break down.
  2. Next add in your tahini, lemon juice, a bit of ice-cold water, and salt - blend.
  3. scrape down, check for texture and continue processing and adding ice-cold water till you get a thick but drizzly consistency.
  4. Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.

NOTES:

Be sure to use really cold water.  This makes the sauce very light and velvety!

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