Kale Quinoa Salad

Kale Quinoa Salad This recipe was born of my desire to incorporate quinoa into my diet. I absolutely love the taste of it. This yields a large salad and could be halved if necessary.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 5 mins

    SERVING : 2

    YIELD : 2 servings

  • Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain water and run quinoa under cold water to cool.

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  • Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add kale, cover, and steam until tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Place chopped kale in a bowl and refrigerate until chilled, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Mix avocado, tomato, and cucumber together in a bowl; add quinoa and kale. Sprinkle feta cheese over quinoa mixture; add Italian dressing and stir.

Per Serving: 313 calories; protein 10.3g; carbohydrates 26.6g; fat 19.9g; cholesterol 28mg; sodium 620.1mg.