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vegan tahini dressing
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5 from 9 votes

Vegan Tahini Dressing

A must have recipe to have on hand, this vegan tahini dressing with garlic and lemon is perfect on salads, as a dip, and my favorite way to use it is on top of buddha bowls! Make a large batch and slather it all over your favorite veggies!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: dressing, sauces
Cuisine: Mediterranean, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword: tahini dressing, tahini sauce, vegan tahini dressing, vegan tahini sauce
Servings: 12
Calories: 71kcal


  • food processor


  • 1/2 cup tahini paste
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Combine tahini, lemon juice, maple syrup, soy sauce, and garlic in a food processor or whisk together in a large bowl.
  • Slowly add water to thin the dressing. Add 1 tbsp more if needed. Different tahini pastes can have a slightly different consistency. Add less or more water depending on the consistency you prefer.



  • Nutrition facts are an estimate.
  • Stir tahini in jar before measuring it to use in the recipe. Oil tends to rise to the top.
  • To make gluten-free eliminate soy sauce and sub in 1/4 tsp of salt.
  • Use food processor or whisk ingredients together.
  • Add more or less water to get desired consistency. 
  • Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.


Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg