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jar of lemon tahini sauce with lemons and seasonings around it

Quick & Easy Lemon Tahini Sauce

  • Author: Alex Aldeborgh
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: about 1 cup 1x
  • Category: sauces
  • Diet: Vegan


This quick and easy lemon tahini sauce is the perfect addition to salads, grain bowls, vegetables, and pretty much any meal. It takes five minutes to make and requires just a few simple ingredients. Keep a batch in your fridge to easily elevate your meals.


  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about 3 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic and herb seasoning
  • 1/3 cup cold water


  1. Add tahini, lemon juice, salt, and garlic and herb seasoning to a bowl. Whisk them together to combine. Stop whisking when the tahini seizes up and becomes thick and grainy.
  2. Add half the cold water and continue to whisk the sauce. Keep adding water 1 tablespoon at a time until the sauce loosens and maintains desired smooth and creamy consistency.
  3. Drizzle over salads, vegetables, etc. 


Store in a jar in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Keywords: lemon tahini sauce, vegan, gluten free