Copycat Cava Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing

Adapted from Whisk Affair.


  • 1-2 garlic cloves 
  • 1/4 c. fresh parsley tightly packed
  • 1/4 c. fresh basil leaves tightly packed
  • 1/4 c. cilantro tightly packed
  • 1/2 tsp. salt or to taste
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest (zest from 1 large lemon)
  • 1/2 c. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 1/2 c. tahini paste
  • 4 TBSP cold water plus more to taste
  • 1TBSP honey, or to taste


  1. In the bowl of a small blender cup add garlic, parsley, basil, cilantro, salt, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Pulse until roughly chopped; then scrape the sides down and pulse a few more times.
  2. Add the olive oil and tahini paste and pulse until will combined.
  3. Add the water and honey (to taste) and blend until creamy. Add more water, if necessary until you reach your desired consistency.
  4. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary (more salt, honey, or water as needed).

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