This Creamy Lemon Tahini Sauce Recipe Is Just Dreamy (5 Ingredients, 5 Minutes) by 30Seconds Food

This Creamy Lemon Tahini Sauce Recipe Is Just Dreamy (5 Ingredients, 5 Minutes)

Tahini is a condiment that is made from toasted ground sesame seeds. Delicious tahini can be served on its own or as an ingredient in hummus, baba ghanoush and other Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes.

This easy tahini sauce recipe is a welcome change from ranch dressing, ketchup or other dipping sauces. All you need to make this dreamy sauce is tahini, lemon juice, cumin, garlic and water. You blend up the gluten-free ingredients and, in five minutes, the low-calorie, low-sodium sauce recipe is ready to serve. 

Use this creamy lemon tahini sauce as a dip for fresh or roasted vegetables, chickpea fries, french fries, sweet potato fries, chicken nuggets or as a sandwich spread or salad dressing.

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Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup water

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Recipe Notes

  • You can use more or less lemon juice or garlic, depending on your flavor preferences. 
  • We like to squeeze our own lemon juice, but you can use bottled in a pinch.
  • Store the sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put al the ingredients into a blender. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  2. Blend until smooth. Add more water, if needed, to reach desired consistency. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 33

Total Fat: 2.7g

Saturated Fat: 0.4g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 7mg

Total Carbohydrate: 1.8g

Dietary Fiber: 0.5g

Total Sugars: 0.1g

Protein: 1g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 26mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 33mg

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Elisa Schmitz
Oh, my. I love tahini. I'm going to be dipping into this like crazy! #yum
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Iā€™m so making this recipe!

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