Creamy Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing

If you’ve been following AK for a while there’s an excellent chance you’ve attempted one in every of my famous, flavorful & unique salad dressings. You’ll additionally almost definitely know that I’m completely tahini obsessed, so it’s handiest fair that a few of my favourite home made dressings are made with tahini.

This creamy and beautiful tahini poppy seed dressing is a summery twist on my all-time favourite tahini sauce and it’s one you’ll want to make over and over again. There’s one thing concerning the little poppy seeds sprinkled right through the dressing that makes it the very best pairing with fruit salads like my summer peach spinach salad.

Add this dressing for your repertoire ASAP and don’t forget to take a look at out our fav techniques to make use of it at the bottom of the submit!

pouring a tahini poppy seed dressing onto a salad

What you’ll need to make this tahini poppy seed dressing

The best possible phase about this dairy unfastened poppy seed dressing is how easy it's to make but how delicious it turns out each time. It’s creamy, light and the perfect mixture of candy and savory. Here’s what you’ll need to make:

ingredients for a vegan poppy seed dressing in bowls

Make it your individual

Here are a few swaps and additions you'll be able to try to make this tahini poppy seed dressing your personal:

vegan tahini poppy seed dressing unmixed in a bowl

How to make the creamiest poppy seed dressing

  1. Mix it up. Add your whole substances for the tahini poppy seed dressing to a bowl and blend it smartly.
  2. Thin it. I suggest starting with 2 tablespoons of water after which adding extra as wanted so that the dressing is pourable. Everyone’s tahini is just a little different so chances are you'll want more or less water depending at the type you've got.
  3. Adjust your flavor. Taste the dressing and upload more sweetener or salt as you prefer. Then revel in!

mixing a tahini poppy seed dressing in a bowl

Our fav techniques to use tahini poppy seed dressing

Yes, this dressing is amazing on fresh salads, but it could actually achieve this a lot more!

  1. Start through tossing this wonderful salad with the dressing, or drizzle it on a yummy pasta salad.
  2. Use it as a marinade for grilled chicken or grilled salmon!
  3. Drizzle it onto a platter of your favourite grilled veggies (or roasted ones).
  4. Add in your favorite wrap for extra flavor and creaminess.

mixing a dairy free tahini poppy seed dressing in a bowl

Store it for later

Store this creamy tahini poppy seed dressing in an airtight container in the fridge for up o Five days. This recipe is great for making a bigger batch for tons of different recipes! If the sauce seems too thick to your liking when you are taking it out of the fridge, simply add a bit of water and blend it neatly.

creamy tahini poppy seed dressing in a bottle

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I'm hoping you're keen on this creamy tahini poppy seed dressing! If you make it make sure to leave a comment and a ranking so I know how you really liked it. Enjoy, xo!

Creamy Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing

5 from 2 votes

Prep Time 5 minutes

Total Time 5 minutes

Deliciously creamy tahini poppy seed dressing made with 6 core ingredients and a slightly of herbal sweetness. This glorious tahini poppy seed dressing is each dairy unfastened and nut loose and makes the very best addition in your favorite summer time salads!

  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1-2 tablespoon pure maple syrup or honey, depending on how candy you prefer your dressing (or sub sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons water, to skinny the dressing
  1. In a small bowl combine together tahini, lemon juice, maple syrup/honey, dijon mustard, poppy seeds, onion powder, salt and water to skinny the dressing. Taste and upload extra maple syrup or honey in the event you like your poppy seed dressing a little bit sweeter.


Servings: 4 servings

Serving size: 2 tablespoons

Calories: 116kcal

Fat: 9g

Saturated fats: 1.2g

Carbohydrates: 7.7g

Fiber: 1.6g

Sugar: 3.7g

Protein: 3g

Recipe by: Monique Volz // Ambitious Kitchen | Photography via: Eat Love Eats

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