Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing

This Lemon Tahini Dressing is a deliciously creamy way to top salad and if the dressing is made a bit thicker, it’s wonderful as a sandwich spread or dip.

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Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing
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  • 1/3 cup (80g) jovial extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60g) fresh lemon juice, from about 2 medium lemons
  • 1/3 cup  (80g) tahini
  • 1 tsp. (6g) tamari
  • 1 tsp. (6g) honey
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, minced
Makes: About 1 cup (240ml)


  1. In a screw-top jar, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, tahini, tamari, honey, garlic and water.
  2. Cover and shake vigorously to combine.
  3. Taste and season with a few grinds of black pepper.
  4. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.  Shake well before using.

Additional Tips

This dressing can be thick, so you can add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, to thin it down to their liking. The instructions indicate making the dressing by hand in a mason jar – you could certainly use a blender or with an immersion blender instead if you’d prefer.