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Tarator Sauce

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Tarator sauce is perfect for meats, and even better on pita sandwiches like shawarma. It is a universal sauce and can be used on veggies, seafood, beef, chicken, and lamb.


  • 1 cup tahini * See recipe below
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley, finely chopped
  • dash of cumin


In a food processor, combine tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and cumin together. Mix well and add water as you are combining the ingredients.

Remove from processor and scoop into a small bowl. Stir in parsley.

Serve immediately, or store in refrigerator for up to a week in an airtight container.
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 5 out of 5
This is almost *too* good!, Member raynoldsk

And it is good on everything. I love the tartness of the lemon with the sesame paste--and the garlic just completes it.

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