Generally, Mediterranean salad is tossed in a rich sumac tahini dressing and garnished with homemade crispy za’atar chickpeas for an elegant vegan meal. This salad is now pretty popular in most of our houses since it is packed with crunchy chickpeas, plant protein, tangy pickled onions, tomato, lettuce, and refreshing cucumber.
Afterward, add a sufficient amount of creamy sumac tahini dressing which can bring everything all together. Every time, it is not necessary that the falafel is the traditional one. They are just backed instead of fried.
Tahini dressing isn’t only for the salads. You all can make a tahini dressing for eating with some roasted veggies along with tofu.
In fact, Tahini is delicate on its own with a pinch of black pepper, salt, and lemon. Obviously, it is amazing in a creamy dressing along with the sumac spice. Basically, Sumac is a dark red spice. It is native to the middle east along with a flavor profile similar to lemon. Actually, sumac powder is a bit fruity and refreshing so that it is perfect for the dressing.
Crispy Za’atar Chickpeas
As we all know, Za’atar is pretty common in the Mediterranean salad. Basically, it is a decent Middle Eastern spice. It is usually prepared with sesame seeds, sumac spice, savory herb, and salt. In fact, it has a wonderful flavor that complements the chickpeas.
Well, now you can give this Mediterranean Salad a try at your home. In fact, you can also try this salad at Prego which is considered the topmost Italian Restaurant City Beach.