Thursday, October 30, 2008

Thermomix spring vegetable salad

Dani here from The Kitchen Playground. I've been terribly neglectful of my blogging duties lately. Sorry.

Here is a quick and tasty salad, hearty enough with the tahini dressing to be meal unto itself.

Spring Vegetable Salad with Tahini Dressing
5 baby carrots
5 baby turnips
5 French radishes
8 florets broccoli
1 baby garlic shoot
1/4 cup shelled fresh peas
tahini dressing

1. Combine all ingredients except peas and dressing in thermomix and chop for 5 seconds on speed 5.
2. Place all ingredients in bowl and toss.

Tahini Dressing
adpated from a recipe sent to me by the lovely JJ
Juice three small lemons
1/2 cup rice bran oil
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup tahini
1 shallot, peeled and finely diced (leave whole if using thermomix)
2 cloves garlic, minced (leave whole if using thermomix)
1 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/3 cup water

1. Place in thermomix, food processor or blender and blend until smooth (10 seconds on speed 7)


brazen's crafts said...

wow, that sounds really interesting! i'll have to check my store to see if they have those vegies.

Dani said...

I bought them all at last week's farmer's market.