Memorial Day Barbecue Must-Haves

Fire up the grill and kick off the summer season with an epic Memorial Day barbecue. This Memorial Day may feel different than past celebrations. However, this lineup of Memorial Day Barbecue must-haves will keep this year’s backyard tradition feeling just as special.


mayo-free tahini coleslaw that's perfect to serve at any summer barbecue

Mayo-Free Tahini Coleslaw

This vegan-friendly tahini coleslaw combines cabbage’s crunch factor with a luscious tahini sauce, upping the standard slaw. Beautifully meshed with cilantro and scallions for additional pops of flavor, this completely plant-based dish will impress your guests with a new take on an outdoor dining essential.


the best hummus recipe ever that makes a great memorial day side-dish

Dreamy, Creamy Hummus

Forget store-bought hummus! Our delicious hummus recipe is perfectly balanced in flavor and texture. It is packed with a subtly garlicky, slightly acidic, and richly nutty flavor and has a dreamy, creamy, and fluffy texture. Serve our hummus alongside a crudite platter or spread it on a toasted burger bun to bring a garlicky creaminess to your burger. 


tahini goddess dressing for your memorial day barbecue salad

Tahini Goddess Dressing

This Tahini Goddess Dressing bursts with herbaceous flavor and ties any salad together. The mixture of red wine vinegar, soy sauce, thyme, and tahini creates a bold dressing that will surely become a summertime staple. We can proudly say it won’t be too hard to get the family to eat their greens with a  dressing this delicious.


vegan potato salad with green tahini sauce

Vegan Potato Salad with Herbed Tahini Sauce

Is any barbecue complete without a stunning potato salad? We don’t think so. This plant-based potato salad is coated in a creamy green tahini sauce made with tahini, fresh herbs, almond milk, lemon and Dijon mustard! It is a gorgeous and delicious take on traditional potato salad, but healthier and even more flavorful.


greek pasta salad with tahini red wine vinaigrette - a delicious barbecue must-have on memorial day

Greek Tahini Pasta Salad

This Greek Pasta Salad is the perfect balance of tangy and creamy, and bright and fresh. It’s tossed with an incredibly delicious creamy tahini red wine vinaigrette, which ties all of the flavors together perfectly. The mix-ins include cucumber, cherry tomatoes, feta, red onion, Kalamata olives, dill, parsley, and oregano, but the sky is the limit! It’s super forgiving, customizable, and most of all, full of flavor.


Tahini Caesar Dressing

Creamy Tahini Caesar Dressing

Bring a tahini twist to an essential salad. This Caesar tahini dressing is incredibly delicious and insanely creamy, but completely free of dairy and oil. Take your Caesar salad to the next level with this nutritious take on a classic.


strawberry rhubarb tahini galette with ice cream

Strawberry Rhubarb Tahini Galette

This Strawberry Rhubarb Galette is a show-stopping, yet easy rustic tart. It’s truly the optimal dessert of both 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.


goldie tehina shakes - memorial day barbecue must-haves

Goldie Tehina Shakes

What’s more patriotic than a sweet and decadent milkshake? Goldie’s Tehina Shakes may not be conventional, but they’re just as sweet, rich, and satisfying. Soom Tahini lends its nutty flavor into this gratifying treat that will soon be your family’s favorite indulgence. Easy to make, plus vegan and naturally dairy-free, this drink will be a runaway hit at your Memorial Day barbecue.


peach delight - tahini and silan dessert dessert for memorial day barbecue

Summer Peach Tahini Delight

Get the grill sizzling for this dessert that will rock your world! Grilling fresh and juicy peaches to charred perfection caramelizes their natural sweetness. Mix tahini and silan together for a nutty sweet blend that completes this easy-to-make treat. Make this Memorial Day barbecue must-have extra special with a  scoop of vanilla ice cream for a dessert that screams summer.


Whether you’re celebrating the Memorial Day Weekend in your backyard with family, or attending a virtual celebration, make sure you’re stocked up on Soom products so that you can bring this star-spangled spread to life. 


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