CAESAR SALAD WITH CREAMY TAHINI DRESSING

Published on: 01/17/2024
caesar salad with creamy tahini dressing
caesar salad with creamy tahini dressing

CAESAR SALAD WITH CREAMY TAHINI DRESSING

Increasing our fiber intake is a huge part of keeping our appetites, and cravings, in check. Salad is a great way to munch and crunch on satisfying greens, veggies, proteins, and flavor. This Caesar salad with a creamy tahini dressing could be part of a main meal, side dish, or anytime snack. You could also place a serving in a whole-grain wrap for a quick lunch or dinner.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon tahini
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth low salt
  • 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese divided
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
  • 2 large heads of romaine lettuce cut into bite-size pieces
  • Protein options: 1 pound grilled chicken strips cut into bite-size pieces, 1 pound grilled shrimp, halved, 16 ounces grilled tofu, cut into bite-size pieces

Instructions
 

  • Add yogurt through broth into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a medium bowl and whisk in the olive oil, half the cheese, and pepper. Set aside.
  • Add the romaine to a large salad bowl and mix with half of the dressing and the other half of the Parmesan cheese. Taste and add more pepper and/or dressing as desired.
  • Top with your favorite protein option. Makes 4-6 servings, depending on serving as a main dish or side dish.

Notes

Makes 4-6 servings, depending on serving as a main dish or side dish.

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