This is one of my favourite dressings. It makes a delicious dressing for salads and roasted veggies, as a dipping sauce for crudites or as a sauce to serve with chicken or fish.
1/4 cup tahini*
Juice of 2 lemons
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
One clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon honey or maple syrup**
Salt and pepper, to taste
Place all ingredients into a bullet blender and pulse until smooth. Taste and adjust flavour/consistency until you are happy.
Serve with salad, raw or roasted veggies, chicken or fish - or try THIS RECIPE!
* Did you know that tahini is made of sesame seeds? It's basically just a paste made of crushed sesame seeds. It comes in hulled and unhulled varieties. The unhulled variety has a more bitter flavour, so if you use it, then add a tiny touch of sweetness (honey or maple syrup) to balance it out.
** Some people like a tiny hint of sweetness in their tahini-based dressings. If you use unhulled tahini, then definitely add the honey or maple syrup. Just a tiny bit OK, or you will mess with the flavour profile!