Black Kale, Toasted Walnut & Pomegranate Salad

Black Kale, Toasted walnuts & Pomegranate Seeds with Garlic Tahini Dressing

Serves 4.

salad Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of Lacinato (black) kale
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp flax or olive oil
  • ½ tsp of sea salt
  • ¼ cup raw walnuts, unsalted
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate seeds

dressing Ingredients

  • ½ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos (or tamari)
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup water


  1. De-stem and chiffonade (thinly sliced) kale.
  2. Mix kale, lemon juice, flaxseed oil and sea salt in a large bowl. Using hands rub oil mixture into kale until fully coated and starting to soften.
  3. Set aside kale for 5-10 minutes.
  4. In a dry pan lightly toast walnuts over medium heat, 1-2 mins. Remove from pan to cool.
  5. Add all dressing ingredients to a food processor or high-powered blender. Blend until well combined.
  6. Toss kale mixture with 1-2 tbsp of dressing. Top with toasted walnuts and pomegranate seeds to serve.

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