Green Cilantro Sauce With Tahini

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

15 min

Serves

4 to 6

Green Cilantro Sauce With Tahini

(Recipes by: Diala Canelo; produced by: Chantal Braganza and Sun Ngo; Photography by Carmen Cheung; food styling by Sage Dakota; prop styling by Christine Hanlon; hair and makeup by Wendy Rorong; clothing courtesy of horsesatelier.com)

Once you make this creamy, versatile sauce, you’ll always keep a jar in the fridge to drizzle over tacos, salads and grilled fish.—Diala Canelo


Ingredients

  • 1 cup cilantro leaves , plus extra for garnish
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 5 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Combine cilantro, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender; blend until texture is pestolike.
  2. With motor running, slowly drizzle in water and blend until sauce is creamy. Garnish with more cilantro.
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