There are two types of people in this world: those who like dressings (and sauces) and those who don’t. I love dressings, and my turmeric and tahini salad dressing recipe is my all-time favorite.
The main ingredient in turmeric and tahini salad dressing is tahini, which is simply sesame seed butter. This gives the sauce a mild nutty flavor very similar to peanut butter. However, if you don’t have tahini in your pantry, just scroll down to find some alternatives you can use instead.
In addition, the sauce contains turmeric that is not only tasty but also beneficial for your health.
How to modify the recipe
Turmeric and tahini salad dressing can be made with ingredients you may already have in your cupboard. However, if you don’t have all of these ingredients, there are some substitutions you can use, and the recipe will still taste amazing.
- Instead of tahini, you can use almond butter, sunflower seed butter (or sun butter as it’s also called) or cashew butter. However, we do not recommend using peanut butter as a substitute.
- Avocado oil can be used in place of olive oil.
- Lemon juice is a delicious alternative to lemon juice. Apple cider vinegar can also be used, but add 1 tablespoon (15 ml) to the recipe because the flavor is stronger than lemon juice.
- You can use 1 or even 2 finely chopped garlic cloves in place of the garlic powder. Just add 1 garlic clove and taste the sauce to decide if you want to add more garlic.
- If you avoid eggplantYou can completely exclude black pepper.
Also, if you don’t have a blender, you can still easily make a turmeric and tahini sauce with very little elbow grease required.
Just mix half of the tahini with the rest of the ingredients. Once fully blended, whisk in the remaining tahini until the sauce is smooth.
Ways to enjoy turmeric and tahini salad dressing
What I love most about this sauce (other than the taste of course) is how versatile it is!
Of course, turmeric and tahini salad dressing can be used with your favorite salad. Just add a few extra tablespoons of water until the sauce is thin and can be poured easily.
You can use the sauce as a savory sauce to add to your favorite keto pasta to add a little zing to your meal.
The sauce tastes amazing on your favorite keto veggies or a recipe for Keto Spicy beef skewers.
You can spoon sauce over turmeric and cauliflower keto pancakes, keto spaghetti pancakes recipe as well as keto bacon zucchini pancakes recipe.
It’s also delicious to add to our keto hamburger with sesame seed buns or your favorite burger or slider.
And if you like to dip your food like I do, you’ll love it with this keto crispy onion rings recipe, keto baked chicken nuggets, keto golden grilled chicken balls recipe, or even keto coated asparagus recipe.
Hungry for more delicious seasoning recipes and sauces? We’ve got you covered! Click here to see recipes for my favorite sauces and sauces.
This easy and colorful sauce is packed with antioxidants and tastes great on salads or as a dipping sauce!
1/4 cup tahini sauce (60 ml)
1/4 cup (60 ml) water (plus extra, if needed)
2 tablespoons of lemon juice (30 ml)
1 tablespoon of olive oil (15 ml).
2 teaspoons of turmeric (4 g).
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (1 g)
1/4 teaspoon salt (1.5 grams).
1/4 teaspoon pepper (0.6 g)
Add the tahini and water to the mixer and blend until creamy and light.
Add the rest of the ingredients to the blender and blend until completely combined. If necessary, add additional water, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) at a time, until desired consistency is achieved.
Chill any remaining dressing in an airtight container.
All nutritional data is estimated based on the amounts of each serving.
Net Carbs Per Serving: 2g
- serving size: 2 tablespoons
- Calories: 81
- sugar: 0 g
- Fat: 7g
- Carbohydrates: 3 g
- the basic: 1 gram
- protein: 2 g