Carrot Salad with Tahini Dressing

Carrot Salad With Tahini Dressing

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 8 ingredients

Tahini is a wonderful addition to dressings for vegetable salads. It’s made with toasted sesame seeds bringing iron, healthy fats and fiber to the table. This Carrot Salad with Tahini Dressing is a tasty...


  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped roasted garlic
  • 3 cups shredded carrots
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
  • salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition Facts


271 cals


18 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

5 g

Monounsaturated Fat

9 g


29 g


15 g


5 g


5 g


331 mg


  1. In a large bowl, whisk tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons water and roasted garlic to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add carrots, raisins and sesame seeds to dressing. Season with salt and pepper and toss until vegetables are coated with dressing.
  3. Refrigerate for about 2 hours before serving.

Chef Tips

If you suffer from tree nut allergies, consider substituting sunflower seed butter for the tahini. Sesame, although not a tree nut, can affect those with tree nut allergies.

Squeeze out the insides of the roasted garlic cloves to chop them. You can roast a whole head of garlic and keep the peeled, or rather squeezed out cloves under oil in the fridge in a clean non-reactive jar or container.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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