Tarator Sauce

Tahini on a wooden spoon
Tahini on a spoon. FotografiaBasica / Getty Images
    5 mins
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Tarator sauce is perfect for meats, and even better on pita sandwiches like shawarma. It is a universal sauce and can be used on veggies, seafood, beef, chicken, and lamb.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup tahini (store bought or homemade)
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley, finely chopped
  • dash of cumin

How to Make It

  1. In a food processor, combine tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and cumin together. Mix well and add water as you are combining the ingredients.
  2. Remove from processor and scoop into a small bowl. Stir in parsley.
  3. Serve immediately, or store in refrigerator for up to a week in an airtight container.