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a container of tahini dressing

5 Minute Creamy Tahini Dressing

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  • Author: Salima Benkhalti
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauce, Dressing, Dip
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
  • Diet: Vegetarian


This bright and creamy tahini dressing makes a fabulous addition to salads, kefta, and more. Learn how to make it in just five minutes, with a few simple ingredients. This recipe can be used as a dressing, sauce, or dip.


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  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 46 tbsp water
  • 12 cloves garlic, grated or 1 tsp toum
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Add ingredients to a bowl. Grate the garlic (if using) and add everything to a bowl.
  2. Whisk. Whisk everything together until creamy and smooth. Enjoy on falafel, kefta, and salads!


Add more or less water depending on your desired consistency. The more water, the thinner the dressing will be.