Blackberry and Tahini Summer Salad

Oregon Blackberries are the star of this sweet summer salad. Made with fresh baby greens, juicy cherry tomatoes, vibrant edible flowers, sweet sugar snap peas, creamy avocado, and a delicious garlic tahini dressing, this Blackberry and Tahini Summer Salad is one we’ll be making for the remainder of the summer!

Recipe by Kate vegukate.com

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Ingredients

For the Tahini Dressing

¼ C tahini
3 T extra virgin olive oil
3 T fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
½ t sea salt
½ t black pepper
1-3 T water

For the Salad

6 C mixed baby greens
2 avocado, sliced
1 C fresh blackberries
2 C rainbow cherry tomatoes, halved
½ C edible flowers
½ C sugar snap peas, halved
¼ C pumpkin seeds

Preparation

Tahini Dressing Steps

Step 1
In a small jar, add tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, sea salt, pepper, and 1 Tbsp. water.

Step 2
Tightly cover jar with a lid and shake very well to combine.

Step 3
If the mixture is too thick, add in another tablespoon of water.

 

Salad Assembly Steps

Step 1
To a very large salad bowl or platter: add baby greens, cherry tomatoes, blackberries, and sugar snap peas.

Step 2
Gently toss to combine.

Step 3
Top with avocado slices, pumpkin seeds, edible flowers, and a hearty drizzle of tahini dressing.

Step 4
Serve immediately and devour!