fbpx

Kale Fennel Tahini Salad

When you need an easy but healthy dinner, try this salad. It’s delicious and creamy, and makes for a great way to enjoy those nutrient-packed dark green leafy vegetables and other healthy produce. Try using the delicious dressing as a dip with any combination of your favorite vegetables! It can even be used as a dipping sauce, too.
If you like tahini dressing, you can also try our Hail to Kale Salad.

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (150 g) baby kale leaves
  • 1 cup (75 g) curly red kale or regular kale, chopped
  • 1/2 fennel, finely sliced
  • 2 cups (250 g) cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 red pepper (capsicum), chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 shallots (scallions), chopped roughly
  • 1/4 cup (30 g) sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup (40 g) currants (optional)
  • 1 avocado, sliced (optional)

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp hulled tahini
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Prepare salad ingredients.
  2. Add all the salad ingredients into a bowl.
  3. In a small bowl combine the salad dressing ingredients and whisk well until all combined.
  4. Toss the salad dressing ingredients with the dressing and enjoy. Use as much dressing as you need — you may find you have extra leftover or you may want to make more!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 2 - 4

Substitutions

  • Baby kale leaves – kale chopped, spinach leaves chopped, lettuce
  • Red Kale – Kale, white cabbage, spinach
  • Fennel – cucumber, radish
  • Cherry tomatoes – any other tomato variety
  • Red pepper – green, yellow pepper
  • Red onion – brown onion, spring onion
  • Shallots (scallions) – white onions
  • Sunflower seeds – pepitas, hempseeds
  • Apple cider vinegar – lemon, lime juice

Calories: 230

Fat: 19g

Trans Fat: 2.5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 25mg

Carbohydrates: 17g

Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 4g

Protein: 5g