Ready in just 35 minutes, this tahini pasta recipe makes for an easy weeknight dinner! The nutty tahini pairs with fresh garlic and citrusy lemon for a pasta dish the entire family will love.
Versatile: This recipe is super customizable. Feel free to play around with different herbs and spices for various flavor profiles.
Add the pasta to a large pot of water once it reaches a boil. Cook according to the directions on the packaging, until al dente.
While the pasta cooks, combine the tahini, lemon juice, lemon zest, nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper in a bowl or jar. Blend with an immersion blender until smooth and well combined.
Add ½ cup of pasta water to the tahini mixture and blend. Adjust the thickness of the sauce by adding more or less water.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat and saute the onion and garlic for 3 minutes.
Next, pour the prepared tahini sauce and cooked pasta into the pan, heat and toss to coat.