This salad combines two great superfoods — Kale and Quinoa! Nourishing, delicious, and super quick to make, this is also a great option for food-to-go. When packing for lunch box, keep the dressing separate and mix in before eating.
Kale & Quinoa Salad Recipe
- 1 cup mixed quinoa
- 1 cup walnuts coarsely chopped
- 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled
- 2 cups kale leaves washed and finely chopped
For the dressing
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp dijon mustard
- salt and black pepper as per taste
- To make kale and quinoa salad, begin by bringing 2 cups of water to a boil in a stockpot. Add the quinoa along with a little salt and olive oil. Cover and let it cook on medium ﬂame till the quinoa grains have absorbed all the water. It takes about 10 mins. Fluff it with a fork, and keep it aside to cool.
- In a small bowl, whisk together all the dressing ingredients.
- Place the cooked quinoa in a big mixing bowl. Add kale, walnuts, and feta. Toss to combine them and keep it in the refrigerator to chill till it is time to serve.
- Just before serving, drizzle the dressing over the salad and mix well. Enjoy the dish cold.
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