“Crisper” Chopped Salad with Tahini Dressing

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice 60 mL
  • 2 tbsp olive oil 30 mL
  • 2 tbsp tahini paste 30 mL
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp each ground cumin and salt 2 mL
  • 4 cups any combination chopped 'crisper' vegetables, such as
    celery, cucumbers, carrots, fennel, cabbage, radishes,
    broccoli and/or cauliflower
    1 L
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes 250 mL
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 540 mL
  • 2 tsp za’atar seasoning (optional) 10 mL
  • 4 pita breads, toasted and cut into triangles

Directions

  • Step 1

    Whisk together lemon juice, oil, tahini paste, garlic, cumin and salt. Toss with chopped "crisper" vegetables, tomatoes and chickpeas.

  • Step 2

    Sprinkle salad with za’atar seasoning, if using. Serve with toasted pita triangles.

Tip

Substitute chickpeas with lentils, and for a little spice, or for a little spice, add a pinch of cayenne to dressing.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
  • Calories 440
  • Fat 13 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5 g
  • Carbs 68 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Protein 16 g
  • Cholesterol 0
  • Fibre 9 g
  • Sodium 790 mg