For this delicious falafel salad recipe, falafel combines with cherry tomatoes, feta, and pita chips in tahini-lemon dressing.

Game plan: Make a batch of Classic Falafel before you begin.

This recipe is featured on our Summer of Clean Eating channel.

  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 25 mins, plus falafel making time 
  • Active: 25 mins 

Ingredients (13)

For the dressing:

  • 6 tablespoons tahini
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • Kosher salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil

To assemble:

  • 1 recipe Classic Falafel (see intro for link)
  • About 6 cups chopped hearts of romaine
  • 1 small English cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup roughly broken pita chips


  1. Prepare the falafel as directed.
  2. To make the dressing, put the tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and a pinch of salt into an airtight jar; close the jar and shake vigorously. Add the olive oil and shake again. Thin with water until pourable, if necessary. Set aside.
  3. Place the salad greens in a wide, shallow salad bowl, drizzle with a little dressing, and toss to coat. Scatter with the cucumber, tomatoes, green onion, and feta. Top with falafel and crumbled pita chips. Serve, passing additional dressing on the side.