Charred broccolini salad

Char grilled broccolini with peas, caramelized onion served with a zesty lemon, honey, tahini dressing!

Serves 4


600 grams broccoliniIMG_1498

2 tbsp olive oil

Himalyan salt and pepper

1 large red onion

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

250grams frozen peas

40 grams tahini (sesame paste)

2tsp honey

4 tsp lemon juice

1 clove of garlic, minced

½ cup of water

2 tsp white sesame seeds



  • Bring a saucepan of water to the boil with a pinch of salt
  • Once boiled, blanch the broccolini for about 3 min
    tes until al dente.
  • Drain the broccolini and set aside to dry out
  • Next thinly slice the red onion and place in a hot pan with 1 tbsp of the olive oil, the balsamic vinegar and a pinch of salt. Allow the onions to caramelize on a low heat for about 5 minutes, keep an eye on them and stir every now and again.
  • Place the frozen peas in the microwave and defrost
  • Once the broccolini has dried out, place in a bowl with the remaining tbsp. of oil and salt and pepper. Mix through.
  • Place a griddle pan on the heat and allow to get really hot. Place the brocoolini in the pan with the defrosted peas and allow the veg to char.
  • To make the dressing, place the tahini, honey, garlic and lemon in a bowl and mix through. Next add the water and keep whisking until it becomes a thick smooth consistency.
  • To serve, mix the broccolini, peas and onion in a bowl and place on a serving platter. Dress with the tahini sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Enjoy with family and friends!

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