Tahini Sauce

Photo: Bryan Gardner
Makes 1 1/4 cups

Use this dressing for Steamed Broccoli and Squash with Tahini Sauce (or any greens). It is also delicious simply drizzled over cooked salmon, tofu, or chicken breast.


  • ½ cup tahini

  • Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 chopped garlic clove

  • ½ teaspoon cumin

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • Coarse salt


  1. In a food processor, puree tahini, lemon zest and juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin, paprika, and 3/4 cup water until smooth. Season with salt.

Cook's Notes

Store sauce in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Related Articles