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Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce Recipe

This is a popular sauce in my family and my kids just love it. Yes, I am talking of Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce. It is a creamy sauce made with tahini sesame paste – as the main ingredient. 

It also has fresh lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, and a blend of fresh herbs like parsley and cilantro. It is the best vegan sauce. It is the best dip, dressing, or spread for adding flavors to various dishes. 

So, what is stopping you from trying to make this awesome sauce? Make this sauce now and let your kids enjoy it! For more information, please check out the list of ingredients and instructions below.

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What is so special about the Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce Recipe?

This is a special dish because this Lemon Harb Tahini Sauce is a simple and delightful vegan recipe. It just takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. You can have this with a platter of fresh veggies or pita bread.

My kids just love this with a sandwich or a salad. For them, it is a multi-purpose sauce that has won their hearts. Moreover, it is a healthy option -a great source of fats, proteins, and minerals.

I don’t have any problem with my kids having it. It is rich in vitamin C and great for boosting immunity and digestion. Herbs like parsley and cilantro have antioxidants. Therefore, I highly recommend this sauce to all. Try it and enjoy it!

Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce Recipe Ingredients

How To Make Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce

To make this simple dish, take a mixing bowl and combine tahini paste, fresh lemon juice, minced garlic, fresh herbs, and seasoning as per taste. Mix these ingredients until they become thick and paste-like according to your preference. 

Some prefer it thicker, while others may prefer a thinner consistency. You can add more lemon juice, herbs, salt, and pepper as per your taste.

Recipe Tips and Notes

  • Taste as you go: Adjust lemon juice, salt, and pepper for the perfect balance.
  • Control Consistency: Add water for the desired thickness.
  • Garlic Kick: Add more minced garlic but be mindful of other flavors.
  • Go Fresh: Use freshly chopped herbs for a vibrant taste.
  • Perfect for Dipping: Pair with veggies and warm pita.
  • Upgrade Sandwiches: Use as a creamy spread.
  • Sensational Salad Dressing: Drizzle over salads for a burst of flavor.
  • Smart Storage: Keep leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.
  • Freeze Extra: Make more and freeze for future use.
Quick and Fresh Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce

Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce Recipe

PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES || COOK TIME: 5 MINUTES || COURSE: SAUCE || CUISINE: AMERICAN
Here is the basic recipe for the Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce.

Ingredients

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Nutrition Facts

Calories  70kcal
Total Carbohydrates 4g
 Protein 2g
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
 Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 140mg
Fiber 2g
Sugar 0g

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FAQs on Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce

Leftovers of this Lemon Herb Tahini Sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for up to four days in a tightly covered container. If it thickens, simply add a little water to reach your desired consistency. Alternatively, you can freeze it for up to three months for future use.
No, dried herbs won’t work well in this recipe as they have a different flavor profile compared to fresh ones. Stick to using fresh herbs for the best results.
Lemon Herb Tahini sauce is a delightful combination of tahini (ground sesame paste), extra virgin olive oil, lemon zest, fresh lemon juice, and a medley of fresh herbs.
Tahini sauce is made from three simple ingredients: hulled sesame seeds, oil, and occasionally salt. The sesame seeds are toasted, ground, and combined with oil to create a smooth and creamy seed butter with a pourable texture.

There are numerous delicious ways to enjoy herbed tahini sauce! It can be used as a dip for dolmas and falafel, drizzled over grilled drumsticks, carrots, and steamed rice. For a delightful twist on the classic burger, spread it on a Turkeyless Patty and top it with roasted red pepper. 

You can also create a creamy, tangy salad dressing by mixing it with a bit of apple cider vinegar and olive oil. The possibilities are endless!

Tahini boasts an earthy and slightly bitter flavor, distinct from sweet nut butter like peanut butter. Its creamy richness highlights the toasted sesame seed taste, making it a unique and delightful spread.

Tahini is a healthy option due to its various nutritional benefits. It contains selenium, an antioxidant that reduces inflammation in the body. Sesamol, a natural compound present in sesame seeds and oil, offers antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging advantages.

 Additionally, studies suggest that sesamol may have potent anti-cancer properties, making tahini a valuable addition to a balanced diet.

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