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Tahini Kale Quinoa Salad

Nutrient-packed and fresh, this salad is a delicious and colorful plate of goodness! This sweet and sour salad dressing has become a favorite in my family and we put it on almost all the salads we eat! It’s also a great dressing to drizzle onto nourish bowls!

Tahini Kale Quinoa Salad

Gluten-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 min


Dressing -

  • ¼ cup tahini

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon date or maple syrup

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • ¼ cup water to thin

Salad -

  • 2 bunches curly kale, coarsely chopped

  • ⅔ cup cooked quinoa

  • 2 cups cooked garbanzo/chickpeas

  • ½ cup shredded or julienned carrots

  • ½ cup sweet cherry tomatoes

  • ½ cup fresh blueberries

  • Sprinkle of pumpkin or sunflower seeds

  • Sprinkle of dried cranberries


  1. Combine all the salad ingredients in a large bowl and toss to mix.

  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients until well-combined. Taste and adjust the seasonings to your preference.

  3. Pour the dressing into the large bowl and toss with the salad until everything is evenly coated.

  4. Serve into bowls or plates and enjoy!

Did You Try This Recipe?

Let me know how it went! Comment below and share a picture on Instagram with the hashtag #thelittlechive

With love,


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