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Tasty Tahini Dressing

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Tahini dressing can be such a versatile addition to many of your favorite vegetables. We love this sweet tahini dressing on salad or used over roasted vegetables to add more complex flavor. The consistency can be made thick for tossing into a kale salad, but with the addition of more water it can be thinner so it can be drizzled more lightly. One of our favorite ways to enjoy this dressing is with a winter kale salad. Massage kale with a light coating of oil to soften the leaves then add your favorite crunchy toppings, like pecans, pine nuts, or pistachios. Add layers of flavor with roasted vegetables, dried fruit, or pomegranate arils. Top with this sweet tahini dressing and toss till the leaves are coated!

Ingredients

Food
Amt
Units
Prep
Notes
½ cup tahini, well mixed
tahini
½
cup
well mixed
4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
fresh lemon juice
4
tablespoons
about 1 lemon
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
apple cider vinegar
1
teaspoon
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
dijon mustard
1
tablespoon
1 tablespoon maple syrup
maple syrup
1
tablespoon
3 garlic cloves, crushed or minced or grated (small cloves)
garlic cloves
3
crushed or minced or grated
small cloves
salt and pepper (to taste)
salt and pepper
to taste
¼ cup water (add more to achieve desired consistency)
water
¼
cup
add more to achieve desired consistency

Method

Place all ingredient in mason jar and shake. Scrape down the sides in incorporate all the tahini and shake again. Drizzle over kale salad or roasted vegetables.

Babyfood Option:

Tahini is essentially a butter made from sesame seeds. This a great way to introduce your newest eater to sesame, which is the 9th most common food allergen. It's a great complex but slightly sweet flavor for new eaters to try. Use to add more flavor for soft foods or as a dip if your baby is trying fingerfoods.

Prep time
5 min
Cook time
min
Yields/Serves:
8 (2 tablespoons per serving)
Nutrition Information

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😫😟😐😀😍 “So yummy!” —Dianna