Tali Sauce (Lemon Garlic Sesame Sauce)

This is a lemony garlicy slightly-cheesey vegan sauce. It may even be raw (not sure on the nutritional yeast).

Inspired by the Whole Bowl in Portland that has delicious bowls of brown rice, black beans covered in this kind of sauce, then topped with avocado and pico de gallo. Ooo yumm!

Blend until seeds break down and it becomes a tan creamy sauce:

3/4 C "sprouted" (soaked and dried) unhulled sesame seeds (or substitute regular sesame seeds as is)
juice from 1 lemon
3/4 tea coarse salt
1/2 tea onion powder
3 medium cloves garlic
1 TB nutritional yeast (these are flakes of yeast- also called "nooch"- vegan but give a cheesey umami flavor and potentially some B-vitamins)
2/3 C water, or enough for the blender to work

Yield: Makes a little more than 1 pint of dressing.

Nutritional info for approx 2.5 TB dressing: 94 calories, 3 g protein, 8 g fat, 5 g carb.

Also would be good over noodles, as a pasta sauce or drizzled over steamed broccoli. For inspiration, here's another recipe: Japanese style sesame dressing called Goma-dare.

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