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Grilled Little Gem Salad with White Tahini Dressing

            Grilled Little Gem Salad with White Tahini Dressing - Clearspring

This is an easy dressing which you can pour over raw or cooked vegetables. The combination of the creamy white tahini paste, fresh lemon juice with the umami boost of the white miso brings the flavour together. You can play with the consistency by adding water for a drizzle or a thick sauce. You can enjoy it with a raw salad or on grilled little gems lettuce as a side with your bbq or grilled vegetables.


  • 2 little gems lettuce 

For the sauce


  1. Wash and cut the stem of the gems lettuce then cut it in half. Pat it dry with a tea towel. Heat the griddle pan to high. Either drizzle the oil onto the pan or rub on to the lettuce and place to char-grill until you see some colour on the lettuce. Cook on both sides. 
  2. Mix all the ingredients to make the sauce. Slowly add the water to your desired consistency. 
  3. Place the grilled lettuce on the plate and drizzle the sauce. Sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds and enjoy warm. 

Recipe by Lisa Dawson