Kale & Kamut Salad – the perfect seasonal dish!
Hearty, fallish, and healthy! I know what you are thinking because I am thinking it too! Stuffed on cozy comfort foods and pies, oh so many pies, that you want a healthy and seasonal dish that makes you feel cozy inside and guilt free! Enter this delicious Kale & Kamut Salad! Grains, greens, vegetables, and an oil-free dressing, can you get any healthier? Perfect for those farmer’s market finds of winter kale and squash!
You might be wondering, “what is kamut?” Well, it is a hearty wheat grain that has a chewy mouthfeel and a nutty, wheaty flavor. It’s not gluten-free, but you could certainly substitute a gluten-free grain like sorghum, millet or quinoa.
Healthy, seasonal, and cozy! Grab the ingredients and let's get tossing - ya know, tossing the salad! 🙂
- 1 cup Kamut Cooked according to package instructions
- 1 bunch kale massaged or soaked in hot water for 10 minutes (to soften)
- 1 butternut squash 1" cubes
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp bee free honee
- tahini (roughly 1/4 cup)
- pomegranate seeds
- dukkah (we use the recipe from Vegan for Everybody cookbook
- pumpkin/pepita seeds
- hemp seeds
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Roast squash on parchment paper in 400-degree oven until tender, about 20-30 minutes
Mix orange juice, vinegar, and honee in a glass measuring cup (1 cup or larger) whisk in tahini to the 1 cup line (so you have a total of 1 cup of dressing) or until desired consistency
Put all ingredients in a large bowl and toss with dressing. Serve with desired toppings.
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Until next time,
Eat more Plants & Live VegInspired!