Amaranth Recipes

Sesame Kale Amaranth Cucumber Salad

Image of a delicious and easy Sesame Kale Amaranth Cucumber Salad

Alive Vates kale (or other type of frilly kale)
Hopi Red Dye amaranth
Early Fortune cucumber
Sesame oil
Walnuts and/or salted cashews
Sesame seeds and salt (optional)

Rinse and tear up kale into smaller pieces. Mix kale with amaranth in a bowl. Add a tablespoon or more of sesame oil and however much salt is desired to the greens. Using your hands, massage the amaranth and kale leaves with the oil and salt for a couple of minutes. Cut the cucumber(s) into disks and put them on top of the greens. Add however many sesame seeds and a handful or so of the salted cashews and/or walnuts to the top of the salad. Enjoy!

-- Recipe by Grace Pernecky

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