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Lebanese Tahini Sauce

This is an authentic Lebanese Tahini Sauce recipe you can make with only three ingredients and no special equipment - includes step-by-step tutorial & video!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 92kcal
Author Yumna Jawad


  • 1/2 cup tahini paste
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves pressed or grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Place the tahini paste in a small bowl. Add the lemon juice, garlic and salt. Use a fork or whisk to combine the ingredients until completely combined and they form a thick paste.
  • Slowly add water to the mixture and whisk until completely combined, smooth with a pourable texture.
  • Taste and adjust by adding more lemon juice, salt or water.



Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container. The sauce will last up to 2 weeks in the fridge or 3 months in the freezer.


Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg