Savory Tahini Sauce

Prep Time:  5 minutes ,


  • 1/2 C tahini
  • 1/4 C water
  • 3 T lemon juice
  • 2 T tamari
  • 2 T 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 thinner.
  • Serve over grains and greens.

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

Recipe courtesy of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

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