Quick & Easy Lemon Tahini Dressing

by Jill Dalton

Right in time for spring, here is a super quick and easy Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing recipe. It is light and tangy with a hint of sweetness that is perfect for just about any salad. It also works really well as a pourable dressing for steamed veggies or as a dipping sauce for potato wedges. It will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Quick & Easy Lemon Tahini Dressing

Right in time for spring, here is a super quick and easy Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing recipe. It is light and tangy with a hint of sweetness that is perfect for just about any salad. It also works really well… Recipes Quick & Easy Lemon Tahini Dressing European Print Recipe
Serves: 5 Prep Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 3.6/5
( 38 voted )

Ingredients

1 cup water
2 Tbsp tahini
juice of two lemons
4 dates

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth
  2. Keep in the fridge for up to 5 days

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14 comments

LISY McLeod May 13, 2019 - 2:31 pm

What does the posted picture look nice and white but not mine? Dates turn it brown.

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Jill Dalton May 14, 2019 - 9:41 am

Not sure why but I’m sure it tastes great.

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Cheryl Garcia May 13, 2019 - 4:58 pm

Mine is a bit brown too, and I didn’t use as much water, I like a thicker dressing. I used my Ninja blender (it makes real smooth smoothies). But gosh, that dressing is yummy. I had thought I’d be adding spices like garlic powder and fresh black pepper, but I might just leave it as is.

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Nancy May 13, 2019 - 9:00 pm

My dressing was too thin! Maybe will use 3/4 cup of water next time. Anyone else had this same experience?

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Jill Dalton May 14, 2019 - 9:41 am

It usually starts out thin and as it sits it gets a bit thicker

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Evelyn Norwood May 15, 2019 - 1:05 pm

Mine was thin too. Followed recipe exactly. It did not thicken up, but separated in the refrigerator. I used my vitamix and always get good results.

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Stan May 16, 2019 - 9:20 am

Thanks Jill for the “POURABLE” dressing! Can’t wait to make!

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Anna M. Capaldi May 19, 2019 - 9:48 pm

What tahini do you use? We are looking for a good brand. We tried to make our own raw and it wasn’t easy or good.

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Jill Dalton May 20, 2019 - 9:12 am

I buy mine from Trader Joe’s. It’s their brand

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Bess Hall May 21, 2019 - 7:31 am

Made this today, and it is delicious! Thank you!

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Kim May 31, 2019 - 7:22 pm

Would the recipe work if you use sesame seeds instead of tahini ? And if so, do you know how much of the sesame seeds to use in place of the tahini ?

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Jill Dalton June 1, 2019 - 4:29 pm

I think it would but haven’t tried it. My guess would be about 3-4 Tbsp of sesame seeds.

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Gloriann June 18, 2019 - 10:07 pm

We dressed our roasted vegetables (potatoes, onions, red pepper and asparagus) for dinner tonight with this dressing and it was delicious! Thanks for sharing.

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Lulu's Mom July 7, 2019 - 4:45 pm

Love this dressing…use it on massaged kale salad…totally liven it up … so easy to eat greens with Jill’s (and Talia’s) dressing recipes!

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