Lemon Tahini Dressing

This simple to get ready, lively and velvety Lemon Tahini Dressing is my go-to serving of mixed greens dressing at whatever point I’m when absolutely necessary! We use it as a dressing for plates of mixed greens, shower it on wraps and drink it directly from the container!

In the event that you didn’t know at this point, I’m fixated on tahini.

I love it such a lot of that I’ve discovered approaches to remember it for pretty much every sort of formula.

I’ve blended it into fast breads (like this Black Sesame Tahini Banana Bread).

I’ve remembered it for biscuits (like these Double Chocolate Black Tahini Banana Muffins).

I’ve utilized it as the base for brownies (look at our number one Easy Vegan Tahini Brownies).

Furthermore, I’ve even utilized it in treats (see these Chocolate Tahini No Bake Cookies).

While every one of the models above are for better bites and sweet, I regularly use tahini as the base for the vast majority of our exquisite dressings and sauces, including this Lemon Miso Tahini Dressing and our #1 Hummus Recipe!

That’s right. I love tahini.

What is Tahini?

Tahini is fundamentally the sesame seed variant of peanut butter. To make tahini, sesame seeds are toasted, hulled and ground into a runny “spread” or glue.

Tahini is frequently utilized as a plunge all alone or used to make different things like hummus, baba ganoush and halva.

Various types of Tahini

While the most well known sort of tahini is white tahini, there is additionally various varieties of white tahini and there is even dark sesame tahini. Underneath I’ll discuss their disparities.

White tahini: White tahini is produced using white sesame seeds. It is generally famous in Middle Eastern dishes and toppings, for example, hummus and baba ganoush.

Dark tahini: Black tahini is just tahini produced using unhulled dark sesame seeds. Dark tahini is regularly found in sweet asian pastries, for example, mochi or steamed buns.

Hulled tahini: Hulled tahini is produced using sesame seeds that have had the external covering, or structures, eliminated. The iron and calcium substance of hulled tahini is lower than unhulled tahini.

Unhulled tahini: Unhulled tahini is produced using sesame seeds that actually have their external covering. The iron and calcium substance of unhulled sesame seeds is significantly higher than hulled sesame seeds.

Best Brands of Tahini

The quantity of tahini brands accessible available is shocking… and presumably overpowering in case you’re new to buying and utilizing tahini. Throughout the long term I’ve discovered a few brands that I love and purchase consistently. In any case, the brands I approach might be not quite the same as the ones you can discover at your neighborhood supermarket.

Beneath I’ll impart to you a portion of my #1 brands just as things to search for when evaluating various brands of tahini.

At the point when you’re hoping to buy tahini, you need to discover and utilize a tahini that is too smooth and doesn’t have a bunch of glue at the base and a pool of oil at that point. While oil isolating happens normally, I’ve tracked down that the best brands don’t have this issue.

I love to utilize tahini that I’ve bought from world business sectors or center eastern supermarkets.

With respect to explicit brands, on the off chance that you approach a Kroger, the Simple Truth Organic Tahini is my total most loved tahini! It’s not unpleasant, it’s moderate and is too runny, making it extraordinary for dressings and our number one tahini brownies! We get it consistently!

Be that as it may, assuming you don’t approach the Simple Truth Organic Tahini, Baron’s Pure Tahini is another incredible alternative and you can buy it on Amazon.

Elements for Lemon Tahini Dressing

This lemon tahini dressing is unbelievably easy to make! I’m certain you as of now have the vast majority of the fixings, which I’ll rattle off beneath, close by!


Lemon juice

Maple syrup



Ocean salt

Dark pepper

In case you’re truly when absolutely necessary like I some of the time am, a basic dressing produced using just tahini, lemon squeeze and salt is comparably delectable! Nonetheless, in the event that you have the opportunity to incorporate a hint of pleasantness and some additional flavors and garlic, you’ll end up with a more tasty dressing.

The most effective method to Make Tahini Dressing

All you’ll have to make this dressing are some estimating cups, estimating spoons, a sealable container and a spoon to combine everything as one.

Basically place the entirety of the fixings into a glass container and mix until a thick glue structures. This happens when a corrosive, like lemon juice, consolidates with tahini. To thin it out, simply add water a little at a time, until your ideal consistency has been reached.

Taste the dressing and add more salt for pungency, lemon juice for zing or dark pepper for kick!

The most effective method to Store Homemade Tahini Dressing

This dressing is best put away in a sealable container in the refrigerator. Because of the lemon juice, it should keep going for about seven days.

As it sits in the refrigerator, it will no doubt thicken up a tad. To thin it out prior to utilizing, essentially mix in a little water until it arrives at your ideal consistency.

Best Uses for Tahini Dressing

I love having this natively constructed lemon tahini dressing close by in light of the fact that it appears to go so well with a lot of various dinners. Beneath I’ll share a portion of our number one different ways to utilize tahini dressing.

As a serving of mixed greens dressing.

As a sauce for wraps and sandwiches.

As a plunge for veggies.

As a sauce for buddha bowls.

As a dressing for avocado toast.

As a beverage… jk, however truly!

I’d love to know whether you give this straightforward, simple to make Lemon Tahini Dressing an attempt! Kindly let me know your considerations in the remarks beneath. In the event that you like it however much we do, make certain to give the formula a five star rating by tapping on the stars in the formula card!

Lemon Tahini Dressing


1/4 cups

Planning Time:

10 minutes

Absolute Time:

10 minutes

This simple to plan, lively and rich Lemon Tahini Dressing is my go-to plate of mixed greens dressing at whatever point I’m when absolutely necessary!


1/2 cup tahini

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 tablespoon fluid sugar

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon ocean salt, in addition to additional to taste

Newly ground dark pepper

Water to thin


In a sealable container, consolidate the entirety of the fixings with the exception of the water. Mix until a thick glue structures.

Add water a little at a time until the dressing arrives at your ideal consistency.

Taste and add more salt for pungency, lemon juice for zing or pepper for kick!

Shower on servings of mixed greens, wraps or drink it directly from the container!

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