Sunday, July 24, 2011

Recipes! Sweet Miso Kale Slaw & Creamy Lemon Garlic Sauce

Here are the recipes for the Sweet Miso Kale Slaw and Creamy Lemon Garlic Sauce you saw in my last Lunchbox.  


Creamy Lemon Garlic Sauce
1 cup cashews
Juice of 2 lemons, about 1/3 cup
pinch salt
3/4 cup water + more as needed
1 clove garlic

Put all ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy.  This recipe is really versatile and can be used as a dip or dressing or sauce.  Today I put some miso into a batch instead of garlic and it gave it a "cheesier" taste. 


Sweet Miso Kale Slaw
1/2 cup tahini
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon miso
2 teaspoons liquid sweetener of choice
1 clove garlic
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup water
juice of 2 lemons

Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth and creamy.

1 bunch kale, washed and chopped into bite size pieces
2 large carrots, grated

In a large bowl mix kale, grated carrot and sauce.  Use your hands to massage the sauce into the kale.

1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/4 cup sweet onion slices
1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Stir in red bell pepper, sweet onion, and sunflower seeds.  Can be served immediately, but the flavors develop nicely when refrigerated for a few hours.


And of course the kale salad is delicious when topped with the lemon sauce:


This salad is nice and cool, great for the hot days of summer.  Hope you're all surviving the heat :)

6 comments:

  1. your kale slaw looks delicious!

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  2. Wow, that looks so delicious!

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  3. Thanks! I've been on a kale kick lately.

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  4. Mmmm ... I want to try some of that miso kale slaw. Delish!

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  5. The kale salad looks so good. I'm also into the garlic lemon sauce: I just bought a bunch of raw cashews and have to DO something with them rather than shoving them into my mouth by the handful.

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  6. Ooh yummers lady! I'm running low on tahini but need to pick more up so I can make this.

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