Savory Tahini Sauce

Savory Tahini Sauce

(This recipe appeared in the November, 2010 issue of A Healthy You.)

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 cup


  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tamari
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • minced pinch of cayenne (to your taste)


  • In a bowl briskly whisk together the tahini and water until combined. It will look separated at first: just keep whisking!
  • Add remaining ingredients and whisk until combined.
  • Adjust flavors to your taste.
  • Add additional water if you want it thinner.
  • Serve over grains and greens.

Note: Tahini sauce keeps refrigerated for up to one week.

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