FullyRaw Lemon Zest Salad

By Chef: Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram
Posted: April 21, 2014


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Looking for a fun, fresh and vibrant way to spruce up those greens hanging out in your fridge? Look no further than this recipe by Kristina Carillo Bucaram of Fully Raw and Rawfully Organic Co-op. It is light and savory with a burst of fresh citrus flavor from lemon zest. Our favorite part is the delicious creamy tahini dressing made with raw sesame seeds, orange and lemon juices, and fresh mint. So yummy! Enjoy!


  • Local spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Dinosaur kale
  • Sliced red bell peppers
  • Sliced carrots
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Avocado
  • Sprinkled with freshly zested lemon

Ingredients for the Creamy Tahini Dressing:

  • 2 tbs. of raw, unhulled sesame seeds
  • Quarter cup of lemon juice
  • Half a cup of orange juice
  • 1-2 mint leaves


1) Cut and prepare all ingredients and place them into your salad bowl.

2) Blend the ingredients for your dressing in a high speed blender, mix into your salad, and enjoy! 🙂