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Easy Falafel Salad in a white bowl with a gold fork

Falafel Salad

Author Kelly

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 Persian cucumbers , washed and chopped, may also sub 1 medium English cucumber (with seeds removed)
  • 4 cups chopped mixed greens , we like to use a mix of Iceberg, green leaf lettuce and escarole. Romaine or boston lettuce work too.
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes , cut into halves
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives , whole or pitted and cut into halves
  • 2 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley

Serve with

Tahini Dressing

  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 garlic clove , grated or finely minced
  • 1 lemon , juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh dill , finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh parsley , finely chopped
  • fine sea salt and black pepper , to taste
  • water , as needed to thin out

Instructions

  1. Make the vinaigrette: In a bowl or a jar, combine the ingredients for the dressing. Whisk or shake to combine. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed and add more or less water to thin out the dressing. 

  2. Assemble salad: To a large bowl, add a bed of greens and drizzle some dressing. Toss to coat then top the salad with tomatoes, cucumber, onions and falafel.Add toppings: Sprinkle with olives, chopped parsley and drizzle with more dressing. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.  

    Transfer to serving bowls: Divide into salad bowls and serve with with more dressing and hummus.

    Easy Falafel Salad in a white bowl with a gold fork