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Cilantro Lime Tahini Sauce

A Cilantro Lime Tahini Sauce that will take your meals to the next level. Perfect for roasted veggies, rice bowls, seafood, and more! It's so good you'll want to drizzle it on everything!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Sauce, Tahini
Servings: 10
Calories: 84kcal
Author: Jordan


  • 1/2 cup tahini paste
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 limes, juice and zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine tahini paste, garlic, lime juice, and olive oil. Then slowly mix in hot water until smooth and creamy. Next, mix in cilantro, paprika, vanilla extract, lime zest, and salt.
  • Serve immediately or store in a glass jar for later.


If you have the Trader Joe's Chili Lime Seasoning, try adding a teaspoon in addition to the ingredients listed above!


Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 121mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 8.6mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.7mg