Mediterranean Salad with Sumac Tahini Dressing

Give this tasty Mediterranean summer salad from Jackie Newgent a try!


  • 2 tbls tahini

  • 2 tbls unsweetened peppermint tea or water

  • 1 tbl fresh lemon juice

  • ½ tsp sumac

  • Pinch of sea salt

  • 2 cups packed fresh baby spinach or other greens, such as baby arugula or mesclun

  • 1/3 cup canned drained chickpeas*

  • 12-15 small fresh mint leaves

  • 2 tbls fresh pomegranate seeds (arils)


  1. Add the tahini, mint tea, lemon juice, sumac, and salt to a jar or other container with a sealed top. Shake well until combined. Set aside.

  2. On a salad plate, arrange the spinach, chickpeas, and mint. Drizzle with the desired amount of sumac tahini dressing. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds. Enjoy!

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