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Pumpkin Tahini Dressing

I feel a bit like pumpkin just broke up with me. For the last couple of months, pumpkin has stood squarely at my side. He took me out for dreamy pasta dishes, made me coffee and chocolate chip studded oats in the morning, and even brought homemade brownies and made breakfast for dinner. But then he vanished. Gone was my beloved sidekick. And even though lots of new and shiny things have surfaced to take his place, tonight I am fighting to bring pumpkin back, one salad at a time.

Pumpkin Tahini Dressing
Servings: 7
Serving Size: 2 tbsp
Nutritional Info: 46.4 calories, 4.2g of fat, 1.5g carbohydrates, .5g dietary fiber, 1.2g of protein
Weight Watchers® PointsPlus®: 1 *

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp sesame tahini paste
  • 2 small cloves of garlic
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-2 tbsp water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl stir together the pumpkin, tahini, olive oil, and lemon juice.
  2. Then slowly begin adding water, a little at a time. Do this until the mixture is light and creamy and at the thickness you want.
  3. Stir in the yogurt and garlic. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  4. If possible, refrigerate for one hour before serving. Can be stored in an airtight container for about 1 week.
  5. * PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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