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Crispy Grilled Kale with Creamy Sesame Dressing

Photo: Lisa Romerein; Styling: Dani Fisher
Total time 15 mins
Yield Serves 4
Save yourself a little work: Look for already toasted sesame seeds at Asian markets or grocery stores.

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Lacinato kale (about 10 oz.; often sold as "dinosaur kale" or "Tuscan kale")
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil mayonnaise or regular mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 127
  • caloriesfromfat 67 %
  • protein 3.2 g
  • fat 9.4 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • carbohydrate 8.9 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • sodium 264 mg
  • cholesterol 2.5 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat grill to medium (350° to 450°). Rub kale with oil. Grill, turning once, until slightly softened and streaked brown, 5 to 6 minutes total.

  2. Combine sesame seeds, tahini, soy sauce, mayonnaise, and honey in medium bowl. Cut kale into 1-in. slices, add to bowl, and toss to coat with dressing.