You’re right, no need to measure anything here, really! The kicker is a super flavorful lime, jalapeño and cilantro dressing, which is creamy, thanks to some tangy tahini. Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for students, Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for the community, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Intervention Services, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and HIV Testing. When you say it makes one salad do you mean for one person only? Isn’t it? Thank you and keep up the good work! :) So glad to hear you’ve been enjoying my recipes, and thank you so much for your support! Hey, Metalmom. This is delicious!!! You’re welcome! I hope this helps! Do you think I could leave out the oil and it would still be a nice consistency? (You will not be subscribed to our email newsletter. The kale-quinoa combo worked very nicely, plus great versatility on the choice of veggies. :), The dressing is spectacular! This is my kind of feel good, good for you salad. Place in bowl and squeeze ½ lemon and pinch of salt. ▸ Categories budget friendly, dairy free, easy weeknight dinners, egg free, fall, gluten free, main dishes, nut free, pack for lunch, recipes, salads, soy free, spring, tomato free, vegan, winter ▸ Ingredients brown rice, carrots, kale, kale salad, pepitas, radishes, tahini, Vegetable enthusiast. Storage suggestions: This dressing keeps well, refrigerated, for about 1 week. I was a little wary of all of the cilantro (I’m a borderline cilantro person), but it was great! I thought the kale would be overpowering but it was wonderful. As I’ve made so many of your recipes over and over again, I thought it was about time I comment. Posted on January 3, 2013 by Jamie. As a thank you, we'll give you our welcome guide with 5 printable dinner recipes. I love this salad. See our, Please let me know how it turned out for you! Hooray for salads! I could not stop eating it – so simple and a fabulous way to snazz up any lacklustre salad. I’m excited you love it, Amy! Both my daughters asked for your recipe -The salad looked beautiful and tasted delicious. Thank you! Delicious. So vibrant. Thanks for keeping our salads interesting! Massaged Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing (this makes at least 4 or 5 small servings…but I eat it as a meal so it made about 2.5 large servings for me. ) Eating a big green salad a day is the best idea ever and so much easier in the spring and summer. I know what you mean. This salad sounds wonderful, especially the dressing. It has a unique taste and an even better texture. Cookie and Kate is a registered trademark of Cookie and Kate LLC. I used buckwheat for the grain. I made this today and used farro which provided a nice chewy contrast to the crunchy vegetables. To prepare the kale (skip this step if you’re using any other kind of fresh green), first use a sharp chef’s knife to remove the center ribs from the kale, then discard the ribs. I’m so glad you’re enjoying this one. Thank you so much for sharing! Wash kale and chiffonade, or chop into small pieces. I’ve even been making green smoothies lately! I’m glad this dish was full of pleasant surprises, Joe! I’m not usually a fan of kale salads even though I loved cooked kale, but I decided to give this one a go and I’m really glad I did! In a separate container, mix together additional ½ lemon, tahini, olive oil, water, nutritional yeast and parsley together for dressing. About ⋄ Contact ⋄ Cookbook ⋄ Recipes ⋄ Shop ⋄ Subscribe, Cookie and Kate receives commissions on purchases made through our links to retailers. I am trying to be better about eating lunch out everyday. The dressing on this salad is amazing! Thank you, Katherine! Drizzle the green tahini dressing generously over the salad (you’ll still have plenty leftover) and enjoy. Now, get another bowl and mix lemon juice, nama shoyu, vinegar, and tahini until combined. Thanks for the tasty recipe. Can’t get enough tangy tahini. I discovered it a week ago and am already on my third helping. They add bulk and sticking power. YUM. Move over lemon and olive oil, a new gals in town. In a bowl, combine the prepared kale, leftover grains (I like to warm mine a bit in the microwave first), carrot, radishes, toasted pepitas, and/or your toppings of choice. Kale. My first attempt at kale. The mission of Student Health and Counseling Services is to enhance the physical and mental health of students in order to help them achieve academic success, personal development and lifelong wellness by providing an integrated program of quality, accessible, cost sensitive and confidential healthcare services, tailored to their unique and diverse needs and to assist the University community, through consultation and education, to develop a healthy campus environment consistent with UC Davis "Principles of Community". I have never been disappointed with a single recipe. Thanks! I’m glad you know what I mean—as a perfectionist, I’m always struggling to find peace with the fact that there is no perfect answer when it comes to flavors! I also made your Farro Feta salad with arugula and that delicious lime dressing – which was also scrumptious and beautiful to present – the lime taste was very fresh. So glad you both enjoyed it. Congratulations on your wedding, and best wishes :-). 2 tbsp tahini. Massage kale with fingers until tender. It was so easy and the green tahini dressing was amazing! I am very grateful for this blog! At first (before assembling the salad) I thought the dressing was too sweet but it is perfect to balance out the kale. My son, who just returned from college, loved it. Kale is the base of the salad and is packed with nutritious vitamins and minerals. I would eat this salad any day too. Used Quinoa for the grain. Massage kale with fingers until tender. I can tell :-). Yay! I’ll be checking out more of your salad recipes! I have enough dressing left to make another salad. I’m glad you enjoyed it. Pour the dressing over the massaged kale and toss to cover. Really good. Definitely something I want to try. I’m so glad you liked it! I’m sure this will be in my regular rotation. It starts with a base of massaged kale and warmed, leftover cooked grains (I’m partial to long-grain brown rice and farro, but quinoa is great, too), and random veggies from the vegetable drawer. I’d like to give that a try! If you’d like spicier dressing, blend in a pinch of red pepper flakes. It’s fun to take photos outside, now that the grass is green again. Keep up the great work, and thanks for helping me feed my family healthy meals! For toppings I used the julienned carrots, green pepper, avocado,leftover quinoa, sliced almonds and dried apricots. Drizzle the green tahini dressing generously over the salad (you’ll still have plenty leftover) and enjoy. Please pass my thanks along to Cookie, too. LOVE love love this green tahini dressing. I used barley because it’s something I rarely eat and it turned out great; though adding a whole avocado really makes this salad! Cookie says hello, and I’ll give her a pat for you! I know, you think it sounds so great, until your belly is full and you’re staring down yet another muffin. Or are they beyond help? The dressing has a nice kick to it. Beautiful salad with beautiful flavors. 1 tbsp olive oil ½ lemon. Last updated on January 8, 2019. Make it gluten free: Be sure to use a gluten-free option like rice or quinoa. I made your “Everything goes Kale Salad with Green Tahini Dressing” last night for my daughter’s 25 th birthday. I love cilantro, so I tend to go a little heavy on it… it’s so good for you! I love your blog. Thank you, Rosa! This dressing is everything. In a separate container, mix together additional ½ lemon, tahini, olive oil, water, nutritional yeast and parsley together for dressing.