This creamy tahini salad dressing is easy to make and endlessly versatile. You can use it to dress a simple green salad, or use it as a sauce in your favorite wrap or to serve with falafel. Yogurt gives it a creamier texture, which I love.


Recipe Summary

5 mins
5 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Mix yogurt, tahini, lemon juice, and salt in a bowl until smooth and well incorporated. Stir in warm water, 1 tablespoon at a time, to achieve a drizzling consistency. Adjust dressing with more salt or lemon juice as desired.


Cook's Notes:

To make a vegan tahini dressing, you can use a vegan plant-based yogurt instead of regular yogurt.

Using warm water instead of cold or room temperature water ensures the dressing is easier to stir and doesn't solidify.

Nutrition Facts

35 calories; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 1.8g; fat 2.8g; cholesterol 0.5mg; sodium 37.2mg. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
Started out as written using Greek yogurt. After tasting it I ended up doubling the yogurt which helped. I didn't care for this at all but hubs absolutely loved it and complimented it several times so take that for what it is worth. He even made a bold statement by saying he preferred this over ranch any day. Maybe I just don't like tahini? I'm rating this a 4 because of his reaction. You be the judge... Read More