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Homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing

My homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing recipe is a kitchen game changer you must make!

Healthy Homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing recipe / Running in a Skirt

Hi everyone!

For some reason I had shied away from buying tahini for years.  I thought it was an indulgent, fancy, hard to find ingredient that no one actually cooked with.  Then I fell in love with a Tahini dressing at one of my favorite local green eateries.  I couldn’t get enough of it, so in normal food blogger fashion I got over myself and decided I needed to try to make it at home.

I was shocked that it was actually pretty easy to get the tahini at a regular ole grocery store.  I even found it on Amazon. <— affiliate link

Homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing Recipe

In no time I whipped up my own homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing recipe…. and GUUUUYYYSSSSS….

Holy moly is it GOOOOODDDDD.

Healthy Homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing recipe / Running in a Skirt

The dressing is simply made with lemon, tahini, olive oil, garlic and a little water to thin it out.  Yup, it’s only 4 ingredients which makes it a total winner in my book.

Healthy Homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing recipe / Running in a Skirt

My homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing recipe tastes amazing on salads of all kinds but is also a spectacular topping for grain and buddha bowls.  It basically is the SECRET SAUCE to make most vegetarian or vegan food even better.  I’m a little sad I hadn’t figured this out a decade ago.

You have to believe me that this is totally crave worthy and a game changer in the kitchen.  Now one bottle of tahini might seem a little pricy, but you only use two tablespoons at a time so it goes a long way.  As a former tahini skeptic, I can totally say it’s worth the purchase.

Healthy Homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing recipe / Running in a Skirt

Make a batch for a salad today and coming up on Thursday I’m going to share with you my favorite grilled vegetable buddha bowl for summer.  It uses this homemade Lemon Tahini Dressing recipe as a topping and will be one of your favorite recipes of the summer, I promise!

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I hope you enjoy this as much as I do.  Click over for the full recipe and pinable. —->

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By | 2017-09-21T17:53:35+00:00 July 11th, 2017|All Vegetarian, Food, Recipes, Salads|13 Comments

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  3. Miz Helen July 23, 2017 at 2:49 pm - Reply

    What a great idea to make a dressing that looks delicious. Thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you will come back and visit us again real soon!
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  4. dixya @food, pleasure, and health July 18, 2017 at 10:01 am - Reply

    yessss. tahini is reallly good. i make a similar on with turmeric added to it.

    • JulieWunder July 23, 2017 at 10:34 am - Reply

      What a wonderful idea! That sounds like a beautiful addition.

  5. I’ve been making lots of tahini lemon dressing as well! It’s so good on everything thanks for linking up today
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  6. nipun July 12, 2017 at 5:46 am - Reply

    The recipe is a perfect one. Loved it 😀

  7. Emily July 11, 2017 at 2:53 pm - Reply

    I have a jar of tahini. I need to try this. I’ve always been a little reluctant to use tahini, but I think I need to try it in a dressing.
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  8. Lemon and tahini and one of my go to dressing combos for hot and cold salads.
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  9. Julie July 11, 2017 at 1:53 pm - Reply

    I love tahini and lemons are incredibly good. This recipe is a must for me to make. Thanks Julie!
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  10. Susie @ Suzlyfe July 11, 2017 at 12:30 pm - Reply

    Excuse me while I bathe in this. The med restaurant near us has a tahini dressing just like this and it is amazeballs
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  11. [email protected] July 11, 2017 at 9:09 am - Reply

    This sounds so tasty. I always think making your own dressing is so time consuming but it really isn’t. I guess I’m just being lazy.
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