Sweet & Smoky Ginger Sesame Kale Salad

Sweet & Smoky Ginger Sesame Kale Salad
3-4 servings
prep time
15 minutes
Ingredient List
  • 1 bunch kale, washed and chopped into small pieces
  • Sprinkle of sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 small onion, sliced
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 1 10.6-ounce package Upton’s Naturals Sweet and Smoky Jackfruit
  • 1/3 cup toasted pumpkin seeds


  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 3-4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons water
Place the kale in a large bowl and sprinkle with sea salt, then drizzle in the olive oil. Massage the kale until tender, adding more salt or oil if needed to break down the fibrous greens.

Add the red bell pepper, tomato, onion, grated carrot, jackfruit, and pumpkin seeds.

Mix together the dressing ingredients, then taste and adjust seasonings if necessary. Dress the salad and serve immediately.

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