Spicy Sesame Sauce for Lamb, Chicken, or Falafel

Tahini, sesame-seed paste, is the basis of this delicious sauce. Use it as a dipping sauce for any meat, fish, or shellfish.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup peanut oil
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin


  • Mash garlic and salt together to make a paste. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend well. Store, covered, in the refrigerator.