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Simple Tahini Sauce

Time to prepare: 5-10 minutes
Difficulty:Ā 
Very Easy
Utensils:
A bowl and a spoon (optional food processor / blender)
Adaptable:Ā Yes
Vegetarian:Ā 
Yes
Vegan:Ā 
Yes
Dish origin:
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Ingredients:
  • 1 cup tahini (any kind)
  • Ā½ cup lemon juice
  • cold drinking water (to loosen the texture if its too thick)

Optional:

  • minced garlic (optional)
  • pinch of cumin (optional)
  • herbs (such as fresh parsley, basil, dill and/or cilantro)
  • any other spice you might want to add

Preparation:

Add all the ingredients except water to the bowl and mix thoroughly. Once the mixture is more or less homogeneous start slowly pouring the water, 1-2 tbsp at a time, until the mixture starts to loosen down to your preferred thickness. Pour your sauce into a container with a lid and store it in the fridge for up to 1 week (maybe more depending on ingredients used). If the sauce thickens with time just mix some additional cold water before use.

Were to use this:
  • as a dip for veggies (raw or cooked)
  • in falafel wraps
  • as salad sauce
  • directly on a slice of bread