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Stir-fried greens with tahini dressing

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Stir-fried greens with tahini dressing

Side Serves 4 20 min
The list of dressing ingredients looks long but the sauce is easy to make, goes well with salads and cooked vegetables, and keeps for weeks in the fridge.



  • 4-6 heads spring or summer greens depending on size, washed and trimmed
  • oil for frying, e.g. vegetable or sunflower

for the dressing

  • 3 tbsp tahini (sesame paste)
  • 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp rice or cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 ½ tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp wasabi paste (Japanese horseradish) or English mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp ginger, finely grated
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 5 min
  • Step 1

    by combining the tahini, oil, water, vinegar and soy and mixing well until you have a smooth cream. Then add the remaining ingredients, again mixing well.
  • Step 2

    Finely shred the greens. Heat the oil over a high heat in a large heavy bottomed pan, and add the greens.
  • Step 3

    Cook for a couple of minutes until the greens are bright and just tender. Season and put on a serving plate. Spoon over the dressing and serve.

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