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Tahini Salad Dressing

Tahini Salad Dressing

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  • Author: Chef Ani
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4


If you are looking for a way to spruce up your summer salads, this is the recipe for you. This is an easy, simple, and delicious tahini salad dressing that will take your salads from ordinary to extraordinary. It can easily be made oil-free if you so desire; it’s healthy and nutritious, a guilt-free salad dressing to enhance those salad greens.


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Add water, tahini, lemon juice, maple syrup, garlic, turmeric, cayenne, and salt to a blender. Blend until smooth. 
  • While the blender is running on low speed slowly add the oil.
  • Check the consistency. If it is too thick, add more water one tablespoon at a time.
  • Add to an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to one week. Stir before serving.