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Tahini Sauce

I love the flavor of sesame and the intense nuttiness of tahini.  I’ve developed this easy sauce to bring it to a variety of dishes.  Using both sumac and lemon juice gives it a layered citrusy freshness.  This simple sauce is delicious spooned over pan-roasted cauliflower or baked chicken or served as a dip with crunchy raw vegetables.  I hope you enjoy it too.

Tahini Sauce

Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. tahini, at room temp.
  • 1/3 c. EVOO
  • 3 cloves garlic, ground into paste
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground sumac
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp. warm water

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients well in small bowl.  

  2. Serve at room temperature.  Can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to one week.  

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