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cucumber-tahini dressing recipe

Cucumber-Tahini Dressing Recipe

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Use this creamy dressing as an adornment for a crisp salad or as a dip for fresh vegetables. Its unique flavor will have you coming back for more.

Total time:  23 S
Servings:  15
Calories:  50


  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher or sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp. mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp. cilantro
  • 1 tbsp. agave nectar
  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. tahini
  • 1 cucumber trimmed and quartered

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp.
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 79mg
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Protein: 0g


  1. Add ingredients to WildSide+ jar in order listed.
  2. Secure lid and select "Dressings" or blend on a Medium to Medium-Low speed for 30 seconds.


To make this recipe in the FourSide jar, run the "Dressings" cycle and then press "Pulse" several times to achieve the desired texture.

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  • Great! Thanks! More vegetable recipes please.

    Inanc on

  • I tried this tonight. It’s creamy and light. I had no agave so I used honey and found it a little sweet. I would like to add a 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper to it. Nice refreshing change for a salad dressing.

    Bernie on

  • Substitute avocado for olive oil and eliminate the stomach irritant, black pepper, Add some garlic salt and dill weed.

    jackson on

  • If you have the Designer or Signature Series blender, the "Dressings" button is the whisk icon.

    Blendtec on

  • Dont see the dressings button, help!

    Feeling Ignorant, Calling Aunt on

  • Great tweaks to a great recipe – thanks!

    Sandi Olcott on

  • What’s a substitute for tahini? It’s not easily available in Mumbai

    Sarayu Kamat on

  • Is that the one that says Batters? Thanks for help!

    Feeling Ignorant, Calling Aunt on

  • Do you have sesame seeds there? You can make your own by blending them into a paste. This works best in the Twister jar. Others have used peanut butter or hemp seed as a substitute for tahini.

    Blendtec on

  • Yes, on the Total Blender it says Batters.

    Blendtec on

  • Looks very nice. Plan to try it today! I will use stevia instead of agave, as agave is too high in fructose.

    sketchgrrl on

  • nothing is wrong with agave. some people speak personal opinion as if it is fact. :)

    veg head on

  • What’s wrong with agave?

    dulcimoo on

  • I take it this recipe is calling for fresh herbs

    Veg Head on

  • What is tahini,where is it found in store

    Becky Pedone on

  • Yes, it would be best with fresh herbs. Happy blending!

    Blendtec on

  • Make sure to peel the cucumber, no GMO corn wax to change your bowel flora into a pesticide factory that way. It is better to use organic cane sugar than agave, but any of your favorite healthy sugar or sugar substitute like organic stevia would do fine.

    noname on

  • Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds. If you can’t find it in a store near you, you can make it yourself by roasting 2 1/2 cups of sesame seeds and blending them with 3/4 cup olive oil. This post gives great information on where to look for it in the store: http://gourmet.lovetoknow.c…

    Blendtec on

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