Kale Salad with Sesame Dressing

Kale, a superfood green, is incredibly versatile. Try it with an easy Asian-inspired sesame dressing, made with toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, peanut butter and rice wine vinegar. Slideshow:  More Kale Recipes 

Kale Salad with Sesame Dressing
Photo: © Emily Farris
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

  • 1 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon chili-garlic sauce

  • 2 bunches of kale, rinsed and dried, ribs and stems removed, leaves thinly sliced crosswise

  • 1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded and thinly sliced

  • 2 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion

  • 1 cup chow mein noodles

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, peanut butter, honey and chili garlic sauce for the dressing. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the kale with bell pepper, carrots, onion and dressing. Top with the chow mein noodles and sesame seeds and serve.

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