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Kale Salad with Sesame Dressing (Serves 4)
courtesy of Food and Wine

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.

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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