I looooove a good homemade salad dressing. To be honest, I just can’t do store-bought dressings at this point in my life anymore! I’ll take a homemade dressing or vinaigrette over store-bought ANY day. And as it turns out, they are actually incredibly easy to make! Get yourself a good salad dressing shaker, and you can have delicious homemade dressings stored in the fridge at all times. It’s the best!
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Lemon Tahini Dressing – Creamy, Vegan, and SOOOO Good!
I’m specifically obsessing over this Lemon Tahini Dressing right now because:
- It’s so creamy and delicious.
- It’s vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free.
- It only takes 5-10 minutes to make!!
With only 7 simple ingredients, you and your family will love adding this vegan dressing recipe to wholesome salads, sandwiches, and keeping it on hand as a yummy sauce!
Here’s What You’ll Need
Olive Oil – I love using olive oil, but avocado oil is a great option as well.
Tahini – My favorite is actually Trader Joe’s Tahini. It’s the best for dressings and sauces like this one!
Dijon Mustard – Dijon mustard gives this recipe a kick and flavor that takes it to another level!
Maple Syrup – A touch of sweetness is added to this recipe through maple syrup. However, feel free to use honey or agave syrup instead!
Lemon Juice – Add a squeeze of lemon juice for that creamy lemon flavor!
What is Tahini?
Tahini is a smooth paste made of ground sesame seeds. It’s great for using as a base in dressings, sauces, and can be used as a substitute for several types of nut butters.
Does Tahini need to be refrigerated?
Yes! It’s best to store Tahini in the refrigerator to keep it fresh longer. Since Tahini needs to be stored in a cool, dry place, the refrigerator makes for the perfect storage option. Be sure to mix it well when you are ready to use it!
How to Make Lemon Tahini Dressing
Making this lemon tahini dressing could not be easier! Simply whisk or shake the ingredients together (in a salad dressing shaker or mason jar), then serve. That’s it!
Vegan Salad Pairings
- Roasted Chickpea Fall Salad
- Chili Mango Zesty Quinoa Salad
- Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad
- 10-Minute Mediterranean Farro Salad
- Springtime Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad
How to Store Lemon Tahini Dressing
Lemon Tahini Dressing can be stored in a salad dressing shaker or mason jar in the refrigerator for up to a week! Simply shake the ingredients together again when you are ready to serve it.
More Healthy Dressings & Vinaigrettes
- Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing
- Apple Cider Vinaigrette
- 10-Minute Healthy Ranch Dressing
- Easy Classic Lemon Vinaigrette
- Vegan Turmeric Ginger Dressing
The BEST Creamy Lemon Tahini Dressing
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/3 cup tahini
- 1/4 cup dijon mustard
- 2 Tbsp maple syrup
- 1 medium lemon (juiced)
- 1/3 cup water (room temperature)
- salt/pepper (to taste)
- Mix everything togeher in a salad dressing shaker or mason jar.
- Shake the dressing until smooth.
- Serve and enjoy!