Tahini Sauce

Tahini Sauce served with Falafel

If you are making Falafel, Tahini Sauce is a must!” – April Ferre

Tahini Sauce

Course: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Mediterranean

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Tahini
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 6 Tablespoons Water
  • 1 Clove Garlic Grated
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Parsley Minced
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Sugar Or To Taste, Add if sauce is too bitter
  • 1 Teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil Add to sauce to mellow if it’s too sharp

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl, mix well to combine.

Variations

  • Turmeric Tahini: Add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon turmeric, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon grated ginger, and 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil.
  • Green Tahini: In a food processor, add 3/4 cup chopped cilantro, 3/4 cup chopped parsley, 1/4 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon honey, and 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil to 1 recipe basic tahini sauce and pulse to combine.
  • Beet Tahini: In a food processor, add 1 small beet (peeled and roasted), 1/4 teaspoon cumin and 1/4 teaspoon coriander to 1 recipe basic tahini sauce and puree until smooth. Add additional water as needed.

2021 Adapted Recipe – April Ferre – Adapted from Love and Lemons

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