Summer Salad Surprise!

 

Adding a vibrant green salad is one of the easiest way to add raw veggies in your daily healthy lifestyle. We concocted a dreamy dressing which makes a  creamy tahini drizzle on your salads, grilled veggies, or even a dip. 

Serving: 2 1/2 cups  Prep time: 10 minutes  Cook time: 0  Skill Level: Easy Peasy!

 INGREDIENTS

For the Creamy Tahini Sauce:

  • 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped; optional
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup tahini
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Shiraz  spice blend

For the salad:

  • 1/2 head of lettuce or blend of your favorite greens
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 3-4 sliced cucumbers

METHOD

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine garlic, salt, tahini, and water and whisk until you create a smooth mixture. Add in the parsley or cilantro, lemon juice, evoo, and the spice blend. Taste and adjust to your liking
  2. In a big bowl, add your salad ingredients.
  3. Drizzle the dressing on your salad and serve

Prep tip: The quality of the tahini matters. Choose a smooth organic, and non-gmo option to create the most delicious dressing.

Got any leftovers? Store this tahini recipe in a air tight jar in the fridge and use within 3-4 days. If the mixture thickens, add some warm water for a smoother texture.

 

 


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