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Lime-Tahini-Chive Sauce



Tahini is a tried-and-true base for a quick sauce. The lime and chives add some aromatic depth to the nuttiness of the tahini, and the yogurt balances out the bitterness of the lime. The result is a bright, aromatic, creamy, nutty sauce that can be used as a salad dressing, dip for snacking, or drizzled on top of roasted vegetables or meat.




Ingredients:


2/3 cup tahini

Zest of 1 lime and juice of 3 limes (about 1/2 cup)

1/4 cup chopped chives

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup whole milk plain yogurt

Salt, to taste



Instructions:


1. Mix the tahini, lime zest, juice, and chives together in a medium bowl, whisking with a fork until combined. The tahini will seize up a bit at first, but will become creamy and smooth again.


2. Add water and whisk until smooth and pale. It should be pourable but not watery-thin.


3. Season with salt, to taste.


Serve as a dressing for a crisp salad of little gems or romaine, drizzle onto roasted vegetables, or as a dip for snacking!


Store in a jar in the fridge for up to a week.