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Tarator Sauce

Tahini is one of the darlings of the food world. But have you ever wondered what to do with that container hanging around your kitchen beyond making hummus? Try Tarator Sauce, a Lebanese tahini-based sauce. Though it is typically served with fried fish, falafel, or cauliflower, it’s incredibly versatile beyond those applications.


16 servings

Total Time

15 minutes

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Purée tahini, lemon juice, 4 Tbsp. water, garlic, salt, cumin, and cayenne in a food processor.

Pulse in cilantro and more water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until sauce reaches desired consistency.

Serve sauce with vegetables, fish, or falafel.

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