Tahini Dressing

by Phoebe Green
Bowl with fresh homemade tahini

Tahini dressing is one of the most versatile kinds of dressing you can add to your salad. Here’s a simple recipe you can make at home so you can spice up your salads.

Bowl with fresh homemade tahini

Tahini Dressing

Phoebe Green
Salad dressing is a must! If you want to level up your homemade salads, here's a simple tahini dressing recipe you can make any time.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 4 people
Calories 135 kcal


  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 medium lemon juice
  • 1 medium lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper freshly ground
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 tablespoons tahini whole-grain
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons water


  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix finely chopped or pureed garlic cloves, juice and zest from a lemon, salt, pepper, maple syrup, cumin, tahini, water, and mix well until combined.
  • Drizzle on top of your salad.


Calories: 135kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 3gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 304mgPotassium: 102mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 16IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 1mg

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