On a cutting board, finely chop the garlic. Sprinkle with 1 to 2 tablespoons salt and press with the side of the knife, scraping it back and forth. This process makes a paste out of the garlic.
In a medium bowl, whisk the tahini with 2 tablespoons water. The tahini will thicken while whisking. Add another tablespoon of water and whisk until the tahini is smooth and glossy. Whisk in the garlic paste, zest, lemon juice, and yogurt. Whisk until combined. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez are LA-based singer-songwriters and parents of three who love to collaborate, bond, and have fun together in the kitchen. The duo embraces the joys and challenges of cooking while juggling family life.