Turkish Gardener's Delight Recipe | Abel & Cole
Turkish Gardener's Delight
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 2-3 mins
A simple medley of crunchy summer veg paired with a lusciously creamy dressing made by rippling a ribbon of homemade tahini through yogurt. So simple. So yum.
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Ingredients you'll need
  • A bunch of radishes
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 lettuce
  • A pot of natural yogurt
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
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  • Drizzle of olive oil
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Give your radishes a thorough wash in cold water to remove any grit from the leaves. Halve. Pluck out any wilted or damaged leaves.

  • 2.

    Tumble your radishes in a large bowl. Slice your pepper, discarding stem and seeds. Quarter your lettuce. Add it to the bowl. Toast the sesame seeds in a dry frying pan for 2-3 mins till golden. Grind in a pestle and mortar with a drizzle of olive oil to make a rough paste.

  • 3.

    Spoon the yogurt into a pretty dish. Dollop the sesame seed paste on top. Use the tip of a knife to swirl it through. Measure your ground cumin into a separate little dish.

  • 4.

    This is a gorgeous way to present the salad. When you're ready to eat, simply spoon the dressing into the big bowl of veg. Mix through. Dust a good few pinches of cumin over, to taste (i.e. you might not want the full teaspoon's worth).

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