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Tahini Sauce

  • Yield: About 3/4 cup


  • 1/3 cup tahini paste (sesame seed paste)
  • 1/2 cup water, or more as needed
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch cayenne


  • In a blender, combine all the ingredients. Process on high speed to make a creamy sauce. Adjust seasoning, to taste, and serve with the falafel, as a dip or sauce for the sandwiches.