Beat the heat by trying this yummy Kale salad this summer. I have tossed in tomatoes that are growing in my back yard this summer. Try it and let me know how you like it.
Step 1: Ingredient
Kale - 4 cups or half a packet -chopped
Spring Onion- One bunch - finely chopped
Cherry Tomatoes - 5 to 6 - diced
Oil - 3 table spoon
Lime- 1/4 or 1/2 lime depending on how much sourness you can handle
Toaster Sesame Seeds- 1.5 table spoon
Peanuts- 2 table spoon ( adjust it depening on your taste)
Cranberry - 2 Table spoon or more
Thai Green chili - 1 (optional)
Garlic - one large clove
Honey- one table spoon
Salt to taste.
Step 2: How to Make the Dressing
In a blender combine chilly, garlic, one table spoon sesame seed, olive oil, honey and juice of half lime, blend it to smooth paste. Save it for later.
Step 3: Salad
1. In a pot of boiling water add kale and let it stand for 3 minute. To blanch - in a big container add ice water and then remove and add the boiled kale. let it stand for couple of minutes.
2. Drain the water fout of the container and squeez out the excess water from the kale.
3. Now put the Kale in a mixing bowl and add in the diced tomatoes , chopped green onion , peanuts and cranberry. Toss in the salad dressing how much ever you like. Use a fork or spatula to mix all the ingredient in with the dressing.
4. Remove and serve in a salad plate. Garnish with tosted sesame.