Lime & Sesame Steamed Kale

Holy yum. This is my new favourite food — lightly steamed kale with lime juice and a hint of sesame.  Ohhh so good.  You seriously need to try this immediately.  I am putting my stamp of approval on it: “my name is Lindsay and I endorse this recipe!”

Go to!  And get your greens into your day in the most delicious way!  Mmmm, just make sure you watch that kale and you take it off the heat as soon as it goes bright green.

Lime & Sesame Steamed Kale

Inspired by Martha’s Steamed Broccoli with Lime Dressing

  • 1 bunch kale
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds
  • 2 pinches chili flakes
  • 1 pinch coarse sea salt (optional)

In a steamer basket in a pot with about half an inch of water on the bottom, place kale, and cover the pot.  Steam for about 4-6 minutes, until the kale is bright green.  Watch it carefully, and don’t over-steam.

Remove the steamed kale from the steamer basket, and toss with remaining ingredients.  Tongs are great for this step.

Eat and enjoy.  You won’t want to eat anything else after trying this kale.

I’ve submitted this post to Amy’s Simply Sugar and Gluten Free Slightly Indulgent Tuesday roundup.  Tons of great ideas over there – you must go check it out for the best of eating made a bit healthier!

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Categories: Gluten-Free, Salad, Side Dish, Snack, Vegan, Vegetarian


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12 Comments on “Lime & Sesame Steamed Kale”

  1. March 29, 2010 at 8:29 pm #

    Kale is a beautiful thing!!! This sounds delightful

  2. March 30, 2010 at 5:34 am #

    Kale rules! And must be delicious with lime juice!

  3. March 30, 2010 at 8:07 am #

    Oh my, it was seriously amazing!!!! This is going to be the new go-to food around here.

  4. April 7, 2010 at 7:53 am #

    What a fun healthy side dish or snack!!


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