Smashed Avocado and Tahini Salad
 
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This simple smashed avocado and tahini salad is as good as it gets. 15 minutes and you have a filling, flavorful appetizer for 4 or main course for 2.
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Vegan
Serves: 4
Ingredients
For the salad
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage/carrot mix*
  • ¼ cup currents
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1 large avocado, thin diced
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped curly parsley
  • ½ tsp fresh ground black pepper
For the dressing
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey (or agave)
  • ¾ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ cup water
Directions
  1. To assemble the salad, layer the spinach, cabbage/carrot mixture, currents, slivered almonds, chickpeas, cucumber and tomatoes.
  2. Scoop out the diced avocado and smash it with a fork on top of the salad and top with the parsley, hemp seeds (if using) and pepper.
  3. To make the dressing mix all the ingredients in a bowl with a whisk.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad, toss and enjoy.
Notes
*I get the pre-shredded cabbage mix at the grocery store. You can thinly slice the whole cabbage if you can't find the pre-shredded.
Recipe by GalaLiving at http://galaliving.com/smashed-avocado-and-tahini-salad/