Tahini sauce always accompanies Falafel; it's also traditional for dressing simple plates of fried, broiled or roasted fish. The sauce lends a platter of steamed or roasted vegetables a spark of flavor and richness they might lack on their own. More Terrific Condiments

Nancy Harmon Jenkins
March 1999

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
MAKES ABOUT 1 1/4 CUPS
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a bowl, stir the garlic into the tahini. Add water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until the sauce has the consistency of thick cream. Add lemon juice until the sauce is pleasantly tangy and season with salt.

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Make Ahead

The sauce can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

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