When you are serving Middle Eastern dishes, this traditional sauce is an excellent condiment. It marries the savory flavors of tasty tahini with garlic, shallots, lemon juice and a little kick of hot peppers. Try it with pita chips or drizzle it on a juicy plate of Kofte Kabbobs! Smart Recipes, Middle Eastern Recipes, Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Vegetables Middle Eastern Zesty Tahini Sauce Zesty Tahini Sauce Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT15M Serves 4 1 1/3 Tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 3 Cloves Garlic 2/3 Cup Tahini 1/3 Cup Water 1 Medium Lemon 2/3 Small Bunch Fresh Cilantro 2 Small Red Thai Peppers 1 Small Shallot 2/3 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1/3 Cup Toasted Pine Nuts In a saucepan over medium-high heat, heat oil and sauté the garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in tahini, water, lemon juice, cilantro, chilis & salt. Reduce heat to low and simmer while stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in pine nuts.

Zesty Tahini Sauce

Zesty Tahini Sauce Recipe


When you are serving Middle Eastern dishes, this traditional sauce is an excellent condiment. It marries the savory flavors of tasty tahini with garlic, shallots, lemon juice and a little kick of hot peppers. Try it with pita chips or drizzle it on a juicy plate of Kofte Kabbobs!

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Middle Eastern

Protein

Vegetables

Category

Condiments & Sauces

Serves

4

Total Time

15 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 1/3 Tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
      • 3 Cloves Garlic (Minced)
      • 2/3 Cup Tahini
      • 1/3 Cup Water
      • 1 Medium Lemon (Juiced)
      • 2/3 Small Bunch Fresh Cilantro (Chopped)
      • 2 Small Red Thai Peppers (Minced)
      • 1 Small Shallot (Diced)
      • 2/3 Teaspoon Sea Salt
      • 1/3 Cup Toasted Pine Nuts

Directions

  1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, heat oil and sauté the garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in tahini, water, lemon juice, cilantro, chilis & salt. Reduce heat to low and simmer while stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in pine nuts.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

366 kcal

Carbs

14 g

Fat

33 g

Protein

9 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.50

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