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Sweet Potato and Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Sweet Potato and Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Sweet Potato and Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Are you looking for a delicious and healthy gluten-free recipe? Look no further! This Sweet Potato and Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing is packed with flavor and nutrients. It's the perfect dish for a light lunch or a refreshing side dish. Plus, it's super easy to make! Let's get started.

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings
15 mins 25 mins 40 mins 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (450g)
  • 1 bunch of kale, stems removed and leaves torn into bite-sized pieces (200g)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (60ml)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (30ml)
  • 2 tablespoons tahini (30g)
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup roasted pumpkin seeds (35g)
  • Optional toppings: crumbled feta cheese, dried cranberries, or sliced almonds

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place the cubed sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then toss to coat evenly.
  3. Roast the sweet potatoes in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until they are tender and slightly caramelized. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
  4. While the sweet potatoes are roasting, prepare the kale. In a large bowl, massage the torn kale leaves with 2 tablespoons of olive oil for about 2-3 minutes until they become tender and vibrant green.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, tahini, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper until well combined.
  6. Add the roasted sweet potatoes to the bowl of kale. Pour the lemon tahini dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  7. Sprinkle the salad with roasted pumpkin seeds and any optional toppings you desire.
  8. Serve the Sweet Potato and Kale Salad immediately or refrigerate for later use.

Serving Suggestions

This Sweet Potato and Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed on its own as a light lunch or paired with grilled chicken or fish for a more substantial meal. It's perfect for summer picnics, potlucks, or as a healthy side dish for any occasion. Feel free to get creative with additional toppings and enjoy the fresh flavors of this gluten-free recipe!

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