• Kale with Lemon Tahini Dressing


Kale with Lemon Tahini Dressing

By MCFM Nutrition Interns

Serves 4.


  • 1 large bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped (about 6 cups
  • Juice of ½ a lemon (about 2 Tablespoons)
  • 2 Tablespoons tahini
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Water


Place chopped kale leaves in a large bowl. In a small bowl or sealed mason jar, whisk or shake together lemon juice, tahini, oil and salt until creamy. Add water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until dressing reaches desired consistency. Pour over kale and toss until well-coated. Enjoy!

Tip: You can substitute any other green (arugula, lettuce, spinach) instead of kale.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 1½ cups (49g), Calories 120 (Calories from fat 100), Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 160mg, Total Carbohydrate 4g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 1g, Protein 2g, Vitamin A 50%, Vitamin C 50%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%

Nutrition Facts provided by Allina Health.

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