Why tahini dressing and what is it? Tahini is a Middle Eastern food which in its most basic form is sesame seeds ground into a paste. When the paste is thinned by lemon, vinegar or other liquid it forms the popular Tahini Sauce. When asked what type of paste or food can I most compare to tahini I would say, Sunflower Seed Butter.
Tahini Sauce is high in protein and sugar free which fit well into the paleo, low glycemic, gluten-free, vegetarain and vegan diets. Below is the nutrition information for 2 tbsp of tahini paste:
Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free