Tahini Dill Dressing

Try this creamy homemade dressing over spring greens, cucumber slices and spiralized carrots topped with microgreens.


If you love this dressing, we recommend this Vermicelli Salad with Lemongrass Chicken.

1 cup


  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon), plus 1/4 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup tahini paste
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped dill
  • 1/4 tbsp puréed garlic
  • Pinch sea salt


  1. Add the acid: To a Mason jar, add lemon juice and zest.
  2. Add the fat: in this case, the tahini paste.
  3. Add the emulsifier: In this recipe, we use maple syrup.
  4. Add the flavor enhancers: Here, it is the dill, garlic and salt.
  5. Shake vigorously until all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Be certain to sample your dressing with a leaf of the greens or lettuce you are using to get a sneak peek of the dressing’s taste in action.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 tbsp
  • Calories 27
  • Carbohydrate Content 2 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 2 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 9 mg
  • Sugar Content 1 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g