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Warm Kale & Lentil Taco Salad Bowl With Chipotle Dressing

Your meatless Mondays just hit an all time high! This Warm Kale & Lentil Taco Salad Bowl With Chipotle Dressing is beyond delicious.
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Healthy
Keyword lentil taco salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 330 kcal


  • 10 cups kale destemmed and chopped
  • 1 cup lentils cooked (cook according to package, we cooked ½ cup and had leftovers)
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 sweet potato peeled and chopped
  • 1 lemon or 2 limes
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil ghee or avocado oil

Chili Seasoning:

  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano dried
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt

Chipotle Dressing:

  • ¼ cup mayo we use vegenaise or avocado mayo
  • 1 tsp chipotle chili or smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 lime juiced

Garnish with:

  • 1 large tomato diced, 1 avocado, diced, nacho chips, corn


  1. Preheat oven to 420F and assemble the chili seasoning.
  2. Take the chopped potatoes and toss in ½ Tbsp of oil, ½ Tbsp chili seasoning.
  3. Lay flat on parchment lined tray and bake for 25- 30 min, until soft.
  4. Meanwhile, take the cooked lentils and add to a pan over medium heat, mix with water, tomato paste and 1 Tbsp chili powder, stir. Season accordingly (if you like more spice/ flavour add more seasoning and add salt according to taste as well.)
  5. While that’s cooking you can take the kale and add to a large pot over medium heat with ½ Tbsp oil. Cook down until soft and wilted. Add lime or lemon juice and stir.
  6. While everything is cooking you can easily put together the chipotle dressing by mixing in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
  7. To assemble:
  8. Layer the kale at the bottom of the bowl, top with ¼ cup lentil chili and1/4 of the sweet potatoes. Top with chopped tomatoes, avocado, nacho chips, corn or anything else you choose to add to this dish. Drizzle the chipotle dressing over everything and toss.
  9. You can also use this as lentil chili tacos.

Recipe Notes

You can also use this as lentil chili tacos.