Recipe: Fava Leaf, Avocado and Citrus Salad

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Ingredients

For Salad:

Two large handfuls or 1⁄4 lb. of fava leaves (feel free to use baby kale or spinach as substitutions.)

4 small tangerines, hand peeled and thinly sliced in wheels

1 whole Hass avocado, peeled and cut into large dices

1⁄2 tbs. black or white sesame seeds for garnish

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

For Tahini Dressing:

3 tablespoons of quality tahini

2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

Lemon juice to taste

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Method:

Carefully mix all ingredients in a medium sized bowl and season to taste. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk together and taste to correct acid balance.

On a cold plate, stack the salad ingredients in the middle of the plate and drizzle with tahini dressing and garnish with sesame seeds.