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August 1, 2012

Tahini Sauce

Nice with falafel or as a salad dressing or dip

MidEastFood.com

  • The richness of tahini and the tartness of lemon will dress up salads and sandwiches. Michelle Riley/HSUS

Serves 7

1/2 cup tahini (sesame seed paste, found in most grocery stores)
3 gloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon fresh parsley, finely chopped (optional)

In a food processor or mortar and pestle, combine the garlic and tahini. Add the kosher salt.

Remove from the food processor or mortar and add the olive oil and lemon juice. If the sauce is too thick, add a teaspoon of warm water at a time until it reaches the desired consistency.

Mix in the parsley. Serve immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for about two weeks.

Recipe adapted from MidEastFood.com.

Nutrition

All figures are per serving (assumes 7 servings).

Calories: 164
Fat: 15 g
Carbs: 4 g
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 4 g
Sodium: 14 mg

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