Lemon Tahini Dressing

  • Rub the inside of a wooden salad bowl by pressing 1 clove smashed garlic with a pinch of salt.
  • Mince the garlic and add to the bowl.
  • Add juice from 2 lemons, 2 tbsp sesame tahini and 1/2 tsp sugar.
  • Gradually whisk in 1/2 cup extra virgin oil until well blended.
  • Add 4 cups of mesclun blended with 1 cup mixed lettuce and toss.

-Ellen Ecker Ogden, author of From the Cook's Garden cookbook