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Easy Kale and Quinoa Salad

Fresh, healthy and vibrant Mediterranean kale and quinoa salad. Full of flavor and nutrition with a creamy green goddess dressing.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 15 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine california, French, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 372 kcal


for salad

  • 2 cups quinoa cooked and chilled
  • 1 cup lacinato kale chopped
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 carrot peeled and grated
  • 2 cups red cabbage shredded
  • 10 cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 10 green olives halved

for dressing

  • 6 oz arugula
  • 1 avocado peeled and seeded
  • 1 lemon squeezed
  • 1 orange squeezed
  • 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ea black pepper to taste


  • Prepare the quinoa according to the box. When cooked set aside to cool. For a Cooking Quinoa Tutorial read this.
  • Put chopped kale, diced celery, grated carrot, shredded red cabbage, quartered cherry tomatoes and halved green olives and cooked and cooled quinoa in a large bowl and set aside.
  • To a high speed blender add arugula, peeled and pitted avocado, squeezed lemon and orange, white balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth.
  • Add finished dressing to to bowl of salad and mix well until all is combined.


Calories: 372kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 8gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gSodium: 508mgPotassium: 974mgFiber: 10gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 5029IUVitamin C: 86mgCalcium: 160mgIron: 3mg
Keyword creamy, Easy, healthy, kale, quinoa, salad, vegan
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