Sesame Tahini Greens


  • 4 tablespoons water, divided
  • 6 cups chopped kale, Swiss chard or collard greens, tough stems removed, roughly chopped or torn
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos or tamari
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Red pepper flakes to taste


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons water in a large skillet over medium heat. Add greens and cook, tossing occasionally, until wilted, about 5 minutes. Drain well.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together tahini, coconut aminos/tamari sauce, lemon juice, remaining 2 tablespoons water, red pepper flakes, and garlic.
  3. Add hot greens, toss to combine and serve immediately