Five Ways to Use Soom at Your Summer Barbecue

Spring into Summer with five ways to use Soom at your Summer Barbecue!

Summer is finally here, and that means good eats, barbecues, and outdoor hosting.  Incorporate these five recipes for a season filled with dynamite flavors and fond memories.

tahini zucchini hummus - soom foods

Grilled Zucchini Hummus

Start the party with Grilled Zucchini Hummus! This recipe is a spinoff of traditional hummus, but without the chickpeas. This hummus is composed of grilled zucchini, creamy tahini, and smoked paprika is a dynamic appetizer. It’s really a delicious complement to any summer meal. Further, this recipe is vegan, and pairs perfectly with pita and an ice-cold beverage.


silan bbq sauce and marinade with chicken wings

Spicy Silan BBQ Sauce

Nothing screams summer like saucy BBQ Wings, and this recipe is no exception. This Spicy Silan BBQ sauce blends date syrup with explosive spices to create a medley that will leave you licking your fingers. For a vegetarian or vegan alternative, use this sauce on Lentil Sloppy Joes or Veggie Burgers. Special thanks to Chef Didem of Ana Sortun’s Sofra Bakery in Cambridge, MA. If we haven’t convinced you yet, this sauce is sold by the pint. Yes, it really is that good!


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Goes with Everything Tahini Sauce 

This recipe combines tahini, silan, chili garlic sauce, and curry powder to create a spicy-sweet-savory sauce that leaves your taste buds craving more. It’s called the “Goes with Everything Tahini Sauce” because it literally goes with everything! It pairs especially well with barbecued shrimp and chicken skewers, burgers, bowls, and veggies. Additionally, you can thin the sauce out to make a delectable dressing. Many thanks to Jamie Vespa of Dishing Out Health for this versatile sauce that has become one of our favorites.


silan date syrup and tahini vinaigrette - Soom Foods

Silan Tahini Vinaigrette

Toss your summer produce with this Silan Tahini Vinaigrette. This dressing hits all the bases: creamy, nutty, acidic, and sweet. What more could you ask for? Try this dressing on a bed of greens with fresh Jersey tomatoes and summer berries for a light summer meal or side dish.


tahini coleslaw - soom foods

Mayo-Free Tahini Coleslaw

Coleslaw does not have to be filled with tons of mayo to be tasty. Enter tahini, with a touch of silan, lime, and cilantro! This Mayo-free Tahini Coleslaw is a more nutritious and flavorful alternative to the typical slaw you’d pick up at the grocery store. Believe it or not, even the coleslaw skeptics will love this version.


In conclusion, these recipes are delicious suggestions for how to make the most of your summer. Lastly, we hope you find these five ways to use Soom at your summer barbecue helpful!