Dill Tahini Sauce

Dill is considered a soothing herb which helps relax nervous tension and anxiety-related symptoms. Dill aids digestions, stimulate appetite, relieves gas and bloating, soothes upset, nervous stomach.  Dill is easy to grow and a herb that keeps on giving with beautiful edible yellow flowers and then seeds. 

 

Tahini is sesame seed paste or butter.  A great dairy-free alternative for creating a creamy dill style sauce.  Sesame seeds are nutrient-dense and have anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant properties. 

  • Prep 5mins
  • Cook Time 0
  • Difficulty Low
  • Servingapprox. ¾ cup
  • Digestion

    Digestion is an important part of our nutrient absorption & natural detoxification. Recipes have ingredients that support the digestive system.

  • Anti Oxidants

    Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.

  • Anti Inflammatory

    Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.

  • Calms Nerves Anxiety
  • Grounding

    Spices, herbs and foods that are grounding, warming and calming with earthy rich tones and flavours.  These foods help the body relax are generally rich in anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial nutrients.

Ingredients

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  • 4 tbsp tahini - ¼ cup
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 1 lemon juice - 3-4tbsp
  • 1 garlic - crushed
  • ½ -1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill - chopped

Method

Dill Tahini Sauce

 

MIX OR BLEND all ingredients except dill until smooth.  STIR in finely chopped dill.

 

TASTE and adjust seasoning to your liking.

 

SERVE with as a salad dressing, sauce for Quinoa Chickpea Veggie Bowls, as a dip or drizzled over Kale Millet Patties 

 

STORE in a glass jar in the fridge.

 

Tips + Suggestions

LOW FODMAP + IBS – omit the garlic.

 

SERVING IDEAS

  • drizzled over Kale Millet Patties
  • drizzle over potato & tomato salad
  • mix with cooked beets and serve over a bed of greens
  • use with a Slaw Style rainbow salad
  • use as a dip for vegetable sticks
  • use in place of mayonnaise