Mediterranean Tahini Sauce Recipe Video

This sauce is very versatile and can be used to dress up salads, chicken, shawarma, fish or falafel. It's easy to make and can be made in batches in advance. The tahini adds a great nuttiness to the sauce and is full of healthy sesame oil from the tahini paste and protein.


Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Tahini1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon juice1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Radish1 Teaspoon, chopped (Optional)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Fresh parsley1 Teaspoon, chopped
 Green onion1 Teaspoon, chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 197 Calories from Fat 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.9%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g11.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 13 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.9%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 6 g11.6%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 23.1%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 8.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl add garlic, lemon juice, tahini, radish and water and mix with a wire whisk until well combined.
2. Mix in the parsley. Garnish with fresh chopped green onion.

3. In a serving bowl, use this sauce as a condiment or dipping sauce for falafel, shawarma, fish or any other item.

Editors Review

Have you ever tried a Mediterranean Tahini sauce? Here is a wonderful video that shows you how to make a versatile Tahini sauce at home. The chef presents the recipe in a simple fashion and offers great serving ideas for the sauce. The video also updates about the nutritional aspect of this Tahini sauce. This great video is a must try!


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perceptiveeye says :

Hi Dedemed, your Tahini sauce looks very delicious! Can you please let us know what can be the possible accompaniments to this sauce ?
Posted on: 31 December 2009 - 1:05am