Cooks throughout the Middle and Near East serve this creamy, garlicky condiment as a sauce for grilled lamb. It is also wonderful with chicken or swordfish. More Terrific Condiments

Steven Raichlen
June 2001

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Yield:
Makes about 1 cup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a blender, puree the garlic with the tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, water, salt and pepper until smooth. If the sauce appears thick, add a little more water. Scrape the sauce into a bowl, sprinkle with the parsley and serve.

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Make Ahead

The sauce can be refrigerated for 1 week. Bring to room temperature and stir before serving.