Miso Tahini Dressing

Today, we’re excited to share with you this simple yet incredibly flavorful recipe: Miso Tahini Dressing. This dressing combines the creamy richness of tahini with the umami depth of miso, making it a perfect addition to salads, bowls, and more.

Before we dive into the ingredients and steps, let’s explore why this dressing is a must-try not only for elevating the taste of your meals but its nutrient-rich ingredients are also known to support fertility health, making it a great choice for those trying to conceive.

Fertility Benefits:

Tahini: Rich in essential minerals like zinc and selenium, tahini is beneficial for both male and female fertility. Zinc plays a crucial role in hormone balance and egg quality.

Ginger: Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, ginger can improve overall reproductive health.

Miso Paste: A fermented food, miso is great for gut health, which is indirectly linked to improved fertility.

Sesame Oil: High in vitamin E, which is vital for endocrine and reproductive health.

What You’ll Need to Make It: Ingredients 

  • 1 Tbs Ginger, grated
  • 1/3 cup Tahini, creamy
  • 1 tsp Miso Paste, yellow
  • 1 Tbs Tamari Sauce
  • 1 Tbs Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil, toasted
  • 3 Tbs Water, warm

Tips and Explanations:

  • Tahini: Look for one that’s smooth and creamy. If it’s separated in the jar, give it a good stir.
  • Miso Paste: Yellow miso is mild and sweet, making it perfect for dressings.

How to Make:

  • Prep:
    • Start by peeling and grating your ginger.
  • Make:
    • In a bowl or mason jar, add all the ingredients.
    • Whisk them together until well combined. The texture should be smooth and creamy.


  • Add a touch of honey or maple syrup for a sweet twist.
  • For a spicy kick, include a pinch of chili flakes or a dash of Sriracha.


  • Can I substitute the tamari sauce? Yes, soy sauce or coconut aminos can work as substitutes.
  • Is this dressing vegan? Yes, it’s completely plant-based.

How to Store:

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
  • Shake or stir before use if it separates.

What to Serve With It:

  • Drizzle over leafy green salads, roasted vegetables, or grain bowls.
  • Use as a marinade for tofu or chicken.

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Miso Tahini Dressing

Miso Tahini Dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Servings 6
Calories 135 kcal


  • 1 Tbs Ginger grated
  • 1/3 cup Tahini creamy
  • 1 tsp Miso Paste yellow
  • 1 Tbs Tamari Sauce
  • 1 Tbs Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil toasted
  • 3 Tbs Water warm



  • Start by peeling and grating your ginger.


  • In a bowl or mason jar, add all the ingredients.
  • Whisk them together until well combined. The texture should be smooth and creamy.



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Celine Thompson MS, RDN

I'm Celine, a registered dietitian and a certified fertility nutritionist who has overcome pregnancy losses and now empowers women and couples to take back control of their fertility journey by nourishing their bodies to restore fertility. I love mangoes, avocados, steak, salmon, rice and beans. I can eat these on repeat, Seriously! I love going down the rabbit hole of PubMed doing research with a good reality TV drama as my background noise. I'm a wife, boy mama, and also a dog mom. I'm on the mission to help you eat delicious food that nourishes your soul and body.

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