Tahini is made from ground hulled sesame seeds, which are rich in cholesterol-lowering phytosterols. We look to this rich and nutty pantry staple to add savory depth and sumptuous creaminess to salads and grains. If the dressing thickens up too much after being refrigerated, whisk in an extra teaspoon of water.This recipe goes with: Autumn Glow Salad, Supercharged Salmon Salad

Jamie Vespa, MS, RD
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Serves 3 (serving size: 2 tbsp.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine tahini, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl; mix well. Whisk in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dressing reaches desired consistency. Refrigerate in an airtight container.

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Nutrition Facts

91 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 4g; fiber 1g; sodium 102mg; calcium 2% DV; potassium 2% DV; sugarsg; added sugarg.