Photo: Lisa Romerein; Styling: Dani Fisher
YieldsServes 4
Save yourself a little work: Look for already toasted sesame seeds at Asian markets or grocery stores.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Heat grill to medium (350° to 450°). Rub kale with oil. Grill, turning once, until slightly softened and streaked brown, 5 to 6 minutes total.

Step 2
2

Combine sesame seeds, tahini, soy sauce, mayonnaise, and honey in medium bowl. Cut kale into 1-in. slices, add to bowl, and toss to coat with dressing.

Ingredients

 1 bunch Lacinato kale (about 10 oz.; often sold as "dinosaur kale" or "Tuscan kale")
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste)
 2 teaspoons soy sauce
 2 tablespoons olive oil mayonnaise or regular mayonnaise
 1 teaspoon honey

Directions

Step 1
1

Heat grill to medium (350° to 450°). Rub kale with oil. Grill, turning once, until slightly softened and streaked brown, 5 to 6 minutes total.

Step 2
2

Combine sesame seeds, tahini, soy sauce, mayonnaise, and honey in medium bowl. Cut kale into 1-in. slices, add to bowl, and toss to coat with dressing.

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