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Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing

This Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing is super creamy, loaded with flavor and extremely versatile! Use it over salads, grain bowls, chicken, pasta and more.

lemon herb tahini dressing in a gravy boat

Ingredients for Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing

For this recipe you will need:

  • tahini
  • lemons
  • cilantro
  • salt
  • honey (use maple syrup or agave to make vegan)
  • water

How to Make Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing

This recipe will be ready in about 5 minutes! First, combine all the ingredients except for water in blender or food processor. Blend until well combined, stir if necessary. Then, add water slowly until the desired consistency is reached. Add more water to make it thinner and less water if you want the dressing thicker.

Use dressing immediately or chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve. The dressing should be used within 5 days of making it.

lemon herb tahini dressing on a salad
Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing over a grain bowl.

Serving Suggestions

This dressing has endless options when it comes to serving. Pictured above it is on top of a grain bowl that includes chicken (cooked in our Gluten-Free Chicken Marinade), quinoa, arugula, tomatoes, cucumbers and olives.

Try it over our Quick and Easy BBQ Chicken Salad or a simple house salad. Or pour over grilled chicken or pork chops. Let us know how you decide to use this dressing!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can other herbs be used for this recipe?

Definitely! Any fresh leafy herbs that will blend until smooth can be used for this recipe such as fresh parsley or basil.

What is tahini?

Tahini is a seed butter made from ground sesame seeds. It is one of the main ingredients in hummus. It can be found in the grocery store either with condiments or in the ethnic foods.

Is this recipe gluten free?

Yes, this recipe is naturally gluten free as well as dairy free and vegan.

lemon herb tahini dressing

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gravy boat of lemon herb tahini dressing

Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing

Yield: about 1 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing is super creamy, loaded with flavor and extremely versatile! Use it over salads, grain bowls, chicken, pasta and more.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (stems and leaves)
  • pinch of salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons honey (use maple syrup or agave to make vegan)
  • 2-3 tablespoons water

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients except for water in blender. Blend until well combined.
  2. Add water slowly until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Use immediately or chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Notes

Store dressing in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 64Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 21mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 1g

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