Creamy Lemon Tahini Dressing

  • Author: Sapana
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Dressings
  • Method: By Hand
  • Cuisine: American


This creamy lemon tahini dressing is the perfect everyday plant-based dressing, delicious on salads, bowls, falafels, roasted vegetables, and so much more. It’s made with a handful of ingredients.



  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tsp maple syrup (optional)


  1. Combine tahini, lemon juice, garlic, sea salt, and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Whisk for about 30 seconds until it becomes thick and creamy.
  3. Add the water and whisk again until it’s smooth and creamy – about a minute.
  4. Adjust seasoning if needed.
  5. Enjoy immediately or store in a glass jar.

Keywords: salad dressing, tahini dressing, tahini