Healthy Quinoa & Kale Salad



Healthy Quinoa & Kale Salad

Dive into a bowl of freshness with our Healthy Quinoa & Kale Salad. This vibrant dish is a burst of nutrition and flavor that’s sure to delight your taste buds and leave you feeling energized. The combination of nutrient-rich quinoa and dark, leafy kale creates a dynamic duo that supports your well-being.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups kale, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, chopped kale, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, and red onion.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to coat all the ingredients.
  5. Gently fold in the crumbled feta cheese and fresh parsley.
  6. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A delightful and nutritious quinoa and kale salad packed with colors, flavors, and essential nutrients.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 280, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 31g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 9g

Indulge in this Healthy Quinoa & Kale Salad as a fulfilling lunch or a light dinner. The earthy notes of quinoa blend harmoniously with the robust taste of kale, while the medley of fresh vegetables adds layers of crunch and juiciness. Every forkful takes you on a journey through a garden of colors and textures

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