Raw Vegan Roma Tomato and Tahini Dressing

Raw-Vegan-Roma-Tomato-and-Tahini-DressingI was so excited when I found this recipe because I really needed to add some variety to my dressing recipe collection with one that wasn’t the color green!

This Raw Vegan Roma Tomato and Tahini Dressing was perfect and you probably already have the 5 simple ingredients on hand to make it.

It is so easy to make and is just a matter of putting everything in your Vitamix and in less than 5 minutes, you have a healthy homemade salad dressing ready to go.

The dressing has a strong tahini taste to it with a little bit of spicy from the cayenne and a little tangy from the apple cider vinegar.

I used roma tomatoes but of course you could use any type of tomato and I added a little more cayenne pepper than what is listed in the recipe so just adjust according to your taste.

The ingredient list shown below is enough to make approximately one serving so if you need more, just double the recipe.

 

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5 Fast Facts About Tomatoes:

  • contains lycopenes which are cancer fighting agents
  • high in beta-carotene
  • excellent antioxidant
  • high in vitamin K and A
  • high in chromium

5 Fast Facts About Sesame Seeds (Tahini):

  • high in calcium at 35% dv
  • excellent antioxidant
  • lowers cholesterol
  • reduced inflammation
  • high in phytosterol

5 Fast Facts About Apple Cider Vinegar:

  • anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal
  • helps maintain proper pH balance in the body
  • regulates blood pressure
  • loaded with potassium
  • helps reduce bad cholesterol

5 Fast Facts About Cayenne Pepper:

  • increases metabolism
  • improves high blood pressure
  • has anti-fungal properties
  • anti-inflammatory
  • aids in detoxification

5 Fast Facts About Pink Himalayan Salt:

  • contains 84 minerals
  • unrefined, unprocessed, raw
  • promotes stable pH balance in cells
  • controls water levels in the body
  • aids digestion and facilitates better nutrient absorption

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Raw-Vegan-Roma-Tomato-and-Tahini-Dressing

 

Raw-Vegan-Roma-Tomato-and-Tahini-Dressing

 

Raw-Vegan-Roma-Tomato-and-Tahini-Dressing

 

Raw Vegan Roma Tomato and Tahini Dressing

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Ingredients

  • 1 organic roma tomato (cut into 4 - 8 pieces)
  • 1/3 cup organic tahini
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Bragg organic apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pink himalayan salt
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

Directions

Step 1 Put all ingredients into a Vitamix and blend until smooth and creamy.

Enjoy!

Note

Recipe source:  http://www.wholefoods.com/recipe/grilled-tomato-and-tahini-dressing

 

 

 

 

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Comments

    • Karielyn says

      Hi Melissa! I love tahini too and your granola with tahini sounds very interesting! If you have it posted on your website I’ll have to go check it out.

      Thanks for stopping by :)

      Update: Ok, I found it and will definitely be making that tomorrow…my boys will love it. I love your website too, you and I are very much alike ;)

  1. says

    Thanks for sharing! I use tahini in a lot of my dressings and sauces (even overnight oats!!) so of course I’m excited to try this, as well! And I’ll also be checking out the granola at my whole food life .. sounds yummy :)

    • Karielyn says

      Hi Marquis! Yay, another tahini fan!

      I actually made the tahini granola this morning and have a batch in the oven at this very moment lol. No procrastination on that one!

      The smell is divine and I’m just waiting to finish my homemade coconut milk to go with it.

      Thanks for stopping by ;)

      Update: Guess what I’ll be making today? I just saw your Tahini and Miso Dressing and that will be my salad dressing for today :)

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