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Simple Kale Salad with Turmeric Tahini Dressing

  • Author: Simple Vegan Blog
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Total: 35 mins
  • 4 1x
  • Salad, Side dish
  • Vegan

Servings 4 1x

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This simple kale salad is made using autumn produce and a delicious turmeric tahini dressing. It’s perfect to eat on the go!

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 8 handfuls of kale leaves, chopped (160 g)
  • 2 chopped red apples
  • 1 chopped avocado
  • 1/2 pomegranate
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (55 g)

For the dressing:

  • The juice of a lemon
  • 4 tbsp tahini
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 390ºF or 200ºC.
  2. Peel and chop the sweet potato and place it onto a baking dish.
  3. Bake for about 20 to 30 minutes or until it’s soft. You can add some extra virgin olive oil on top if you want.
  4. To make the dressing just mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  5. Place the kale in a mixing bowl, add 2 tbsp of the dressing and massage for 1 or 2 minutes or until it’s soft.
  6. Add the rest of the ingredients and serve with the dressing.
  7. You can keep the salad in a sealed container in the fridge for about 3 days.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
  • Calories: 466
  • Sugar: 18.3 g
  • Sodium: 297.9 mg
  • Fat: 32.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.2 g
  • Fiber: 14.4 g
  • Protein: 11.9 g