Green Tahini Dressing is a simple dressing / dip that is beyond quick and easy to make (hello food processor or blender), and totally adjustable to your own taste. It's my secret for an easy way to add some delicious depth of flavor to dishes like chicken, steak, grain bowls etc. Here's how to make Green Tahini Dressing the best and easiest way possible. Enjoy!
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This super easy homemade Green Tahini Dressing is perfect as a salad dressing, dip for pita or falafel or drizzle for roasted veggies! I couldn't be more obsessed.
- Lemon Juice
- Olive Oil
How to Make Green Tahini Dressing
In a blender or food processor, blend together the tahini, lemon, oil, herbs and garlic until smooth. Slowly stream in the water until you've reached your desired consistency that you can use for drizzling on salads, veggies etc.
Tips & Tricks
If you’re making a triple batch of Green Tahini Dressing, you might need to add a few teaspoons of water every time you use it to thin it out! Tahini is thick and absorbs liquid easily so don’t be afraid to thin it out if needed with some water.
Variations & Substitutions
This Green Tahini Dressing recipe calls for a cup of green herbs, I used a combo of cilantro, basil, and parsley but feel free to use any mix of your favorite herbs.
What is Tahini?
Tahini is made of ground sesame and a staple in many Middle Eastern cuisines. It's thick and you've seen it in its simplest form in many of my recipes for homemade hummus. When you add a few extra pantry staples to tahini, you can create the most incredible tahini sauce. That sauce can be used as a salad dressing, for dipping pita bread or pita chips, adding to roasted veggies or throwing it into a wrap etc. It's wildly versatile and really easy to make.
What is tahini dressing made of?
Tahini dressing only has a few ingredients tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and water. To make Green Tahini Dressing I like adding herbs like cilantro, basil, and parsley.
More Salad Dressing Ideas
Some of my favorite ways to use Green Tahini
- Drizzled on top of some Roasted Cauliflower
- As a sauce on this rice bowl
- Layered in this Black Bean Burger with Feta
- As an herby swap for the dressing on our fav the Avocado Kale Salad
Tools Used to Make This
What you’ll need:
Green Tahini Dressing
- ⅔ cup tahini
- 4-5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic
- ¼ cup water plus more as needed
- kosher salt to taste
- 1 cup green herbs combo of cilantro, basil, and parsley
- In a blender or food processor, blend together the tahini, lemon, oil, herbs and garlic until smooth. Slowly stream in the water until you've reached your desired consistency that you can use for drizzling on salads, veggies etc.
If you’re making a triple batch of this, you might need to add a few teaspoons of water every time you use it to thin it out! Tahini is thick and absorbs liquid easily so don’t be afraid to thin it out if needed with some water.
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Oh yes! I can see this going on so many things!