Crunchy Salad With Tahini Ranch Dressing

Crunchy Salad With Tahini Ranch Dressing
This picture perfect salad is great as a side dish or the main event at your weekend summer BBQ, especially if you are catering for vegan guests.  
 
INGREDIENTS
1 head of cauliflower florets (broken into small pieces) 
1 tsp turmeric (our fave is Diaspora Co)
1 tbsp sesame seeds 
6 tbsp olive oil 
1 c barley 
3 c water
1 head of radicchio
1/2 c toasted walnuts  
Pinch of salt & pepper  

Here is the recipe for the Tahini Ranch Dressing
 
STEPS
1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
2. Combine barley and water into a pot and bring to a boil. Place lid over the pot,  and allow to simmer for 40 minutes. 
3. While the barley is cooking: In a bowl, toss well to coat the cauliflower in olive oil. Add sesame, turmeric, salt and pepper in a bowl and toss again, until the cauliflower is coated. Transfer cauliflower to a parchment-lined sheet pan and roast for 45 minutes.  
4. In a bowl, combine roasted cauliflower and barley with chopped walnuts
5. Separate the leaves of the radicchio, wash and pat dry. Place the leaves on a plate and fill the leaves with the barley and cauliflower mixture.
6. Finish with a drizzle our tahini ranch dressing over the top. 




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