Tahini can be used to flavor sauces and soups or to make salad dressings creamy. If the oil rises to the top, just give it a good stir before using. This dressing can also be usedas a sauce for steamed broccoli and other vegetables, baked potatoes, or beans. Freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice provides Vitamin C with no sulfites.
- ½ cup water (125 ml)
- ⅓ cup tahini (85 ml)
- ⅓ cup lemon or lime juice (85 ml) freshly squeezed, organic
- 1 tbsp tamari (15 ml)
- 2 cloves garlic crushed
- 1/16 tsp cayenne optional
- Put the water, tahini, lemon juice, tamari, garlic and optional cayenne in a blender and process until smooth, about 30 seconds. Stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, the dressing will keep for 3 weeks.
- Use 2 tablespoons (30) ml) of dressing for a side salad and 1/4 cup (60 ml) for a main dish salad.
Serving: 60mlSodium: 211mgCalcium: 69mgFiber: 1.5gCalories: 98calPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gProtein: 3gCarbohydrates: 5g
The kick diabetes cookbook: an action plan and recipes for defeating diabetes. Brenda Davis, RD, Vesanto Melina, MS, RD. Summertown, TN. Book Publishing Co. (2018)