Kale, Orange, Sesame Seed Salad with Pepitas

Ingredients: Makes 12 servings

Salad and Salad Dressings

1 tablespoon orange juice
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 ½ tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon fresh parsley
1 ½ tablespoons crystalized ginger
1 ½ tablespoons dried cranberries
1 ½ tablespoons pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds)
4 ounces chopped kale


  1. Put the orange juice, ginger and rice vinegar in a small mixing bowl or blender/food processor. Use a hand mixer or blender food processor and with the device on, slowly drizzle in both oils to form an emulsion.
  2. Add the parsley and run for a few seconds until the parsley is chopped semi-fine. Set dressing aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the candied ginger, dried cranberries, and pepitas. When ready to serve salad, add kale and toss with dressing.

Serving size:
½ cup

Nutrition Information:
Per ½ cup serving: 45 calories, 3.5 g fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 2.5 g carbs, 1.5 g sugar, 0.5 g fiber, 1 g protein

Recipe Source:
Recipe provided by FLIK Hospitality Group leaving site icon