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Summer Salad with Spicy Tahini Dressing

Fresh in season vegetables all tossed in a creamy tahini dressing
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4


  • 2 ears of corn grilled and cut off the cob
  • 1 cucumber diced
  • 1 large head of lettuce washed dried well and chopped
  • 1 avocado peeled and diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • Dressing
  • 1 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2-3 hot chile peppers can use your favorites just remove seeds
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  • Dressing - Place all ingredients in a high powered blender, blend until smooth and add more salt if needed. Dressing will last in the fridge up to one week
    To serve - add lettuce to a large bowl drizzle with 1 -2 tbsp dressing and toos season with salt and pepper. Toss in remaining ingredients and toss in remaining dressing 1 tbsp at a time until you have added your desired amount. Serve immediately.
Keyword cornsalad, healthy cooking, summereats, tahinidressing