Yogurt Tahini Sauce

Cuisinart original

From falafel to our Middle Eastern Leg of Lamb (page 41), this tangy sauce is a fitting accompaniment.


Makes about 1 cup


1          cup plain yogurt, whole or reduced fat

1          tablespoon tahini

½         teaspoon fresh lemon juice

½         teaspoon kosher salt

¼         teaspoon ground cumin


Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons):

Calories 53 (50% from fat) • carb. 4g • sugars 25g • pro. 2g • fat 3g • sat. fat 1g

• chol. 4mg • sod. 180mg • calc. 83mg • fiber 1g


Select Speed 1 and blend, using the blending shafts, until homogenous.

Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.

Serve immediately or reserve in the refrigerator. This can be made in advance and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.