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Tahini Ginger Dressing

This dressing is creamy, hearty and delicious. It is great on salads and on cooked vegetables as well. Enjoy any time of the year! 

Tahini is a sesame seed paste available in most grocery stores. It’s used a great deal in Middle Eastern cooking and is a good source of protein, calcium, phosphorus, lecithin, magnesium, potassium, iron, vitamin E and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B15. Braggs Liquid Aminos is a gluten and sugar-free, non-fermented soy sauce. In the U.S., it can be bought at any Whole Foods or other health food store and many mainstream grocery stores as well. Shaws and Stop & Shop usually carry it in the Northeast US. 

Prep time: 10- 15 minutes (including clean-up)

Makes: Almost 2½ cups of dressing


1/2 cup tahini
1/3 - 1/2 cup Braggs
1/2 cup water
1 inch of fresh ginger root, grated
Juice of 11/2 to 2 lemons

1 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions: For best consistency, blend all first ingredients well.  Then add in the olive oil down the side as you continue blending.