Ways to Use Soom at Your Summer Barbecue

 Spring into Summer with eleven ways to use Soom at your Summer Barbecue! Summer is finally here, and that means good eats, barbecues, and outdoor hosting.  Incorporate these recipes into your summer barbecue spread 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. It truly makes a dynamic appetizer. It’s a delicious complement to any summer meal. Further, this recipe is vegan, and pairs perfectly with pita and an ice-cold beverage.


strawberry rhubarb tahini galette with ice cream to serve at summer barbecue

Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

This Strawberry Rhubarb Galette is a show-stopper. It’s a rustic and easy tart that’s perfect for the spring and summer seasons. It’s filled with fresh strawberries, rhubarb, lemon, vanilla, and a secret ingredient – tahini! The tahini gives a touch of nuttiness to balance the sweetness of the berries and the tartness of the rhubarb. It’s fantastic served a la mode or by itself. Serve it any of your summer barbecues that will leave your guests amazed.


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. In short, it really is that good!


grill sweet potato fries and pair them with a green tahini dip that will lighten up your summer barbecue in a delicious, bright way

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries with Green Tahini Dip

Although these sweet potatoes are oven-baked, they can totally be made on the grill in honor of the summer season. Serve these crispy sweet potato fries with a bright green tahini dip. The bright blend of herbs pair perfectly with the caramelized baked sweet potato fries.


use soom tahini for our goes with everything tahini sauce that will spruce up any protein at your summer barbecue

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. We named the sauce “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.


goldie tehina shake - soom tahini - soom foods

Goldie Tehina Shakes

There’s nothing like an ice-cold beverage to enjoy during a hot summer night’s barbecue. That’s why Goldie’s Tehina Shakes are a must! Soom Tahini lends its nutty flavor into this gratifying sweet shake that’s anything but a conventional milkshake. Made vegan and naturally dairy-free, this creamy, sweet, rich, decadent, and satisfying drink is a family favorite.


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.


greek pasta salad with tahini red wine vinaigrette for a summer barbecue

Greek Tahini Pasta Salad

Barbecues are incomplete without some sort of pasta or potato salad. After scouring our recipes, we realized we needed to share one with you! Turn up the game on your typical macaroni salad and make this Greek Tahini Pasta Salad. It has the perfect balance of tangy, salty, creamy, and lemony, fresh, and herbaceous flavors. Toss the components of the salad in an incredibly delicious creamy tahini red wine vinaigrette. The dressing ties all of the flavors together perfectly. (This might be one of our favorite ways to use Soom for a summer barbecue.)


tahini sugar cookies - one of the ways to use soom tahini at your summer barbecues

Tahini Sugar Cookies

Like a classic peanut butter cookie crossed with shortbread, these simple and wonderfully rich Tahini Sugar Cookies biscuits are the perfect accompaniment to a summer barbecue. Whip up a batch for a treat no one will want to put down. Better yet, make them into Tahini Sugar Cookie Sandwiches! Add a scoop of chocolate or vanilla ice cream between two of these cookies. Likewise, it’s a delicious way to end the barbecue meal.

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!


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