Clean Eating Tahini Sauce

Clean Eating Tahini Sauce

Can't find jarred tahini? Make your own!

Course Sauce
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 10 servings (1 1/4 cup yield - serving size approximately 2 tbsp.)
Calories 103 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 medium lemons juiced
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder OR 6 cloves fresh garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt to taste after blending
US Customary - Metric


  1. Bake the sesame seeds at 350 F. for 15 minutes.

  2. Remove from oven and immediately pour into your blender while the seeds are still hot.

  3. Blend until it get thick and sticks to the sides.

  4. Add in all other ingredients and blend until you have a smooth sauce.

  5. Transfer to a storage container and chill for at least 2 hours so it can thicken.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Tahini Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 147mg15%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.