Tender kale with a rich and spicy peanut dressing and chopped red onion! This salad is packed with umami flavor and a fabulous side dish for almost any meal.
Ever since visiting M Café in Los Angeles over five years ago I have been obsessed.
I loved everything I tried at M Café but was particularly keen on their kale salad with spicy peanut dressing. The peanut dressing they use is seriously amazing! After returning home from LA I was determined to recreate the salad. I found out the ingredients via a cooking video (which has since been taken down).
Anyhow, just recently I remade the salad and was quickly reminded how much I love it! I updated the recipe a bit, took new photos and figured I would re-share it for all my new readers or those who may have missed it the first time around.
Peanut Sauce + Kale = Best Combo Ever!
If you love peanut sauce and are looking for a new kale salad to try, look no further. You will adore this salad!
Blanching the kale tenderizes the leaves which makes the kale easier to chew and digest. The spicy peanut dressing with fresh ginger and garlic gives the salad an umami-rich flavor.
Tender blanched kale salad with spicy peanut dressing and chopped red onion. This salad is packed with umami flavor and a fabulous side dish for almost any meal.
3–4 large bunches kale
1/2 red onion, chopped
Spicy Peanut Dressing
1 cup natural peanut butter
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
¾ – 1 Tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped
¼ cup rice vinegar
¼ cup tamari
¼ cup brown rice syrup or honey
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon sea…