Kale Recipes: Creamy Tahini Kale, The Perfect Healthy Side Dish

By Alexis Wolfer

Melissa Costello has a passion for health, nutrition and wellness – and wants you to as well. As the personal chef to fitness guru, Tony Horton (creator of the highly popular workout system P90X Extreme Home Fitness Workout Program), Melissa’s Karma Chow vegetarian recipes are healthy, tasty and simple to make and designed to get you cooking for health. We love this Creamy Tahini Kale recipe, especially as we start craving warmer, richer foods as the weather cools.

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Creamy Tahini Kale


1 Bunch kale, stems removed and chopped
2 shallots, diced
1 TBL coconut oil or olive oil
1/3 c. tahini
2 TBL balsamic (or umeboshi) vinegar
3 TBL Tamari
1 cup filtered water
Sesame seeds, optional

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Blend tahini, vinegar, tamari and water together in a blender until smooth. Set aside. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Sauté shallots until translucent. Add kale and tahini sauce. Cover and steam for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Do not overcook. Top with Sesame seeds, if desired.

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