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Simply Lemon Tahini Dressing

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In this low-calorie  Simple Lemon Tahini Dressing, creamy tahini is whisked with grated garlic, smoked paprika, lemon juice and olive oil. Whether a bountiful leafy green salad or roasted veggies, this Simple Lemon Tahini Dressing will elevate your meal. Creamy, luscious and full of flavor. Bonus you can make this dressing in minutes.  
Course Homemade Ingredients & Condiments
Cuisine American, Middle Eastern
Keyword dressing, garlic, grilled vegetables, lemon, roasted vegetables, salad dressing, tahini
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 88
Author Laurie McNamara


  • tablespoons tahini
  • 1/2 clove garlic about 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 1/2 lemon juiced, about 2 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt more or less to taste
  • hot water 1 to 3 tablespoons, to thin dressing


  • In a small bowl or glass jar, whisk together the tahini, garlic, paprika, lemon juice, olive oil and salt.
  • Pour in a little hot water until thinned out to a desired consistency.


Serving: 2tablespoon | Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg