Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Hands-on Time
5 Mins
Total Time
7 Mins
Yield
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)

I was served this side salad at a few restaurants and loved its nutty flavor and utter simplicity. The key is roasted ground sesame seeds: Look for roasted ground sesame seeds at ­Korean markets. They're not ground to a powder but crushed a bit. You can make your own by toasting sesame seeds until deeply golden, allowing them to cool, and crushing with a mortar and pestle.

How to Make It

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add lettuce and onion; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

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