Nutrition Facts for Tahini Sauce

Tahini sauce consists primarily of ground sesame seeds, which may be hulled or unhulled. It's an essential ingredient in Middle Eastern dishes such as hummus, and used as a common table condiment.

A small dish of tahini sauce within a large plate of sesame seeds. Credit: KatarzynaZdanowska/iStock/Getty Images


A 2 tbsp. serving of tahini sauce contains a total of 90 calories, according to Fatsecret. This calorie content consists of 72 calories from fat, 10 calories from carbohydrates and 8 calories from protein. This provides 4.5 percent of the daily value for calories, based on a standard diet of 2,000 calories per day.

Fat, Carbohydrates and Protein

A serving of tahini sauce provides 8 g of fat, or 12 percent of the daily value for fat. It also has 2 g of carbohydrates, which is about 1 percent of the daily value for carbohydrates. Tahini sauce contains 2 g of protein, or about 4 percent of the daily value for protein.


Tahini sauce provides 135 mg of sodium per serving, which is about 6 percent of the daily value for sodium. A serving of tahini sauce also contains 2 percent of the daily value for calcium and iron.

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