Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

This Kale Salad with cheesy chickpeas and Lemon Tahini Dressing is a light and refreshing salad to pair with all your summertime potlucks.

Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Tahini Dressing
Servings: 6
Calories: 81 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Kale Salad
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Lemon Tahini Dressing
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Cheesy Chickpeas
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  1. Place kale in a large bowl. Add lemon juice and salt and gently massage for 1-2 minutes. Set aside while preparing the remaining salad ingredients.
  2. Combine all the ingredients for the tahini dressing in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Place chickpeas in a small bowl and add lemon juice and nutritional yeast. Stir together.
  4. Add chickpeas and tahini dressing to kale, toss to combine, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 81 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Sodium 395mg17%
Potassium 142mg4%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 950IU19%
Vitamin C 12.1mg15%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.