Tahini Sumac Slaw Recipe

Recipe Category: Dressing

Tahini Sumac Slaw Recipe


Serves 4

Tahini Sumac Dressing

  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground sumac
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 1/4 teaspoon flaky sea salt
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • 3 cups napa cabbage, cut into 1/2-inch ribbons (about one head of cabbage)
  • 1 1/2 cup savoy cabbage, 1/2-inch ribbons (about half a head)
  • 1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds optional


  1. Whisk together the tahini, lemon zest, lemon juice and ground sumac
  2. Drizzle in the boiling water while whisking
  3. Drizzle in the extra virgin olive oil, whisking vigorously to create a creamy emulsion
  4. Add salt to taste
  5. Combine the cabbage ribbons and onion in a large bowl
  6. Combine with 3/4 of the dressing, coating the greens well
  7. Arrange avocado slices on top, then drizzle the remaining dressing on top of the avocado and greens
  8. Top with pomegranate seeds

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