Green Salad with Creamy Turmeric Dressing

When it comes to enjoying greens every day, and making salads a main staple in your diet, it’s alllllll about the dressing and toppings. Spruce your green salad up today with this creamy tahini-based tangy-sweet turmeric dressing loaded with yummy flavor.


  • 3 tablespoons organic tahini
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or agave (can substitute stevia or omit)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon flax oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 head romaine or other lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 small onion, sliced


  1. Place all dressing ingredients in a small blender and puree briefly until well mixed. Use as desired (over salad, as a veggie dip, over a rice bowl, etc). Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days in an air tight container.
Lisa VigerAbout Lisa Viger

Lisa Viger is an artist, photographer, market gardener, and food blogger. She loves all the animals with whom she shares this beautiful planet, and enjoys showing others that a healthy vegan lifestyle can be economical, simple, fun, and delicious, too. Check out Lisa's amazing blog Raw on $10 a Day or Less:

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