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Grilled Vegetables with Tahini Dressing

The following recipe and photography was provided courtesy of Heinen’s Club Fx Recipe Developer and Food Photographer, Allianna Moximchalk from Allianna’s Kitchen.

Have you ever tried tahini? It’s is one of those hidden ingredients that is so good but does not get enough attention. For those who love hummus, you may know tahini as the key ingredient that makes it taste so good!

Tahini Sauce

While tahini can be made at home, I’m all about finding healthy shortcuts, so when I stumbled across SoCo Tahini at Heinen’s, I knew I had to try it! Made from sesame seeds that are dry-roasted and stone-ground into a nutritious and delicious paste, this new find is gluten free, nut free, plant-based and contains zero refined sugar! If you’re looking to follow an Fx-approved diet, this is a staple ingredient to keep in your kitchen . My family uses it in so many recipes like this Kale Blueberry Salad With Pecan Cheese, but in this recipe, tahini is used as a dipping sauce that takes grilled vegetables to a whole new level of deliciousness.

These grilled vegetables are super easy to make and perfect for summer. I like to make a nice big batch at the start of the week and eat them all throughout.

Grilled Vegetables With Tahini Dressing

The creamy tahini sauce is loaded with flavor and has a nice kick to it! Once you make it, you will always want it in your fridge. It goes great with the fresh vegetables, and can easily be served with grilled veggie kabobs, too!

Grilled Vegetables With Tahini Dressing
Grilled Vegetables with Tahini Dressing
Cook time:
10min
Prep time:
10min
Total time:
20min

Servings:
6

Ingredients

For the Vegetables

  • 3 ears of corn, husk removed (use Heinen's prepackaged corn in the Produce Department for a shortcut)
  • 2 bell peppers, any color
  • 1 bundle asparagus, ends chopped about 1-inch
  • 1 zucchini, sliced into coins
  • 1 yellow squash, sliced into coins
  • 1 eggplant, sliced
  • 1 package pre-sliced Philips portabella mushrooms
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. avocado oil

For the Sauce

  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ cup SoCo tahini
  • 3 Tbsp. coconut aminos
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves

For Serving

  • Red pepper flakes
  • Fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Place all of the dressing ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Allow the dressing to set in the fridge for an hour to firm up prior to serving.
  2. While the dressing is setting, wash, chop and slice all of the vegetables accordingly.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  4. Place the vegetables on the grill in a single layer and drizzle or brush with avocado oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  5. Cook the vegetables for 4 minutes, then flip and cook for an additional 2-4 minutes depending on your preferred doneness.
  6. Remove the vegetables from the grill and arrange them on a serving platter. Drizzle with the tahini sauce and add sprinkle with red pepper flakes, if desired.

Grilled Vegetables With Tahini Dressing

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By Allianna Moximchalk
Allianna received her undergraduate degree in Emergency Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh and her health coaching certificate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Her career decisions stem from her health struggles that started at the age of 5. By the age of 19, she was prescribed 13 different medications. Everyday was a struggle, but by changing her diet and lifestyle, she eliminated the medications physicians insisted she could not survive without and saw all of her health struggles disappear. It is now her passion to help others make their health a priority in their lives. When we have our health, we have everything.

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