Sesame Kale Edamame Warm Salad

Sesame Kale Edamame Warm Salad is bright and crunchy and packed with flavor. Vegan, yet protein-packed. Mix and match your grain and veggies of choice. I promise you’ll be surprised by how delicious and satisfying this dish is. Perfect as a stand alone meal or serve alongside other Asian-y treats.

Sesame Kale Edamame Warm Salad

Sesame Kale Edamame Warm Salad

VirtualRDN
This warm salad is bright and crunchy and packed with flavor. Vegan, yet protein-packed. Mix and match your grain and veggies of choice.
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Cook Time 25 mins
Course Salad
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 3/4 cup quinoa
  • 3 1/4 cups low-sodium veggie broth
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 inches ginger root , peeled and minced
  • 1 red onion , sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper , sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper , sliced
  • 2 cups chopped or shredded brussel sprouts
  • 1 head broccoli , chopped in bite-sized pieces
  • 1 bunch kale , chopped in bite-sized pieces
  • 1 package frozen shelled edamame , thawed
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • Juice of 1 1/2 limes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Thai basil or sweet basil leaves , packed
  • Ground black pepper , to taste
  • Siracha , optional

Instructions
 

  • Bring lentils, qunioa and vegggie broth to a boil in a small pot. Reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes or until lentils are tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat sesame oil in a large pot or wok over medium heat. Saute ginger and onion for 3-5 minutes until onion starts to turn translucent.
  • Add peppers, brussels and broccoli, sauteing until tender ~3-5 minutes.
  • Add kale and cook just until wilted ~2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in edamame and lentil/quinoa mix.
  • Toss with kale mixture to coat.
  • Season with ground pepper to taste.
  • Top with siracha if desired or a sprinkle of wontons/rice noodles for a crunch.
  • Can be served warm, room temperature or cold.
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