Kale Salad Recipe with Tahini Dressing

Kale Salad Recipe with Tahini Dressing

January 3, 2013

Kale Salad Recipe with Tahini Dressing

I hope everyone’s new year is off to a great start! Like many other people, I’m looking to eat a bit healthier in the new year. I’ve always considered my regular diet to be moderate and well-balanced. Keeping this tradition going strong is really my main eating goal of 2013. I plan to share an even better balance of healthy and tasty recipes with you. We’ll start with this kale salad recipe. It features several flavorful ingredients and a creamy tahini dressing.

Ingredients

  • Tahini Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 2 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Salad:
  • 6 cups lacinato kale, cut into 1/4" strips
  • 1 1/2 cups quartered English cucumber (about half a cucumber)
  • 1/2 cup quartered kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onion bottoms
  • 1/3 cup Tahini Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons chopped roasted garlic (from the olive bar at the grocery store)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Read the whole recipe on culicurious