Quinoa and Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

by Laura on September 16, 2016

in Recipes, Soups & Salads

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This healthy salad recipe has a lot going for it. Starting with nutrient-packed kale, then mixing with grapes, honey, and quinoa, this salad will fill your belly and satisfy your taste buds.

  • 4 cups curly kale, hard stems removed, chopped small
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cups red grape halves
  • 1/2 a red bell pepper, finely chopped

 

For Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup organic grapeseed oil
  • juice of 1 medium-sized lemon
  • 1 tbsp raw honey; melted to soften
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds

Cook quinoa according to package directions to yield 2 cups of cooked quinoa.

In a large mixing bowl, combine prepared kale, 2 cups cooked quinoa, red grape halves, red pepper and raw sunflower seeds/ Stir to thoroughly mix.

In a small dish, whisk together ingredients for vinaigrette, adding salt to taste

Pour vinaigrette over salad and stir to evenly coat. Serve and enjoy.

Serves: 4-6

Source: www.veryculinary.com

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