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I Am Giving Marinated Kale Salad Recipe

I Am Giving Marinated Kale Salad
Difficulty: Easy | Makes: 4 servings

A tasty, ultrahealthy way to eat your dark, leafy greens.

What to buy: Hijiki seaweed and shoyu can be found at Asian markets and health food stores.

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INGREDIENTS

For the marinade:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Nama Shoyu
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the salad:

  • 1 cup marinated shiitake mushrooms
  • 4 cups shredded kale
  • 1/4 cup hijiki seaweed (presoak for 2 hours, drain)
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup julienne-cut cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, for garnish
INSTRUCTIONS
To Make the Marinade:

  1. Blend all ingredients until well combined.

For the Salad:

  1. Slice shiitake mushrooms into thin strips and marinate in 1/4 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup Nama Shoyu. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl place kale, drained hijiki, carrots, and cucumbers. Drizzle with marinade and toss until well coated. Remove shiitake mushrooms from liquid and add them to salad mixture. Toss lightly. Divide salad onto four plates and garnish with sesame seeds.

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