If you are looking for a super nutritious, insanely delicious, seasonal salad; look no further.
Hearty kale, buttery avocados and light, fluffy quinoa pair perfectly with whatever seasonal fruits you have on hand.
This is a great time to buy the most beautiful produce at the store and then let it shine in this simple, tasty salad.
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Looking for some more easy kale recipes? Check these out:
- Kale Pomegranate Pecan Salad
- Oprah’s Kale + Farro Soup
- Thai Kale Salad
- Shredded Kale + Brussels Sprouts Salad
- Cranberry Kale Smoothie
Looking for some more easy quinoa recipes? Check these out:
- Quinoa Spinach Mango Salad
- Asian Quinoa Salad
- Asparagus Quinoa Salad
- Tomato Basil Quinoa Salad
- Butternut Squash and Quinoa Frittata
Kale Quinoa Salad
Yield: Serves 4-6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 bunch of kale, stemmed and chopped (about 8 cups)
- 1 cup cooked quinoa, cooked according to the package
- 1 mango, cut into bite sized pieces
- 1 cup halved strawberries (or quartered if they are really big)
- 2 tablespoons roasted pumpkin seeds (aka pepitas)
- In a small bowl or spouted cup, combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
- Place kale in a large bowl and drizzle with the dressing. Using your hands, massage the dressing into the kale for 1-2 minutes. This helps to tenderize the kale.
- Add in quinoa, mango, strawberries, and pepitas. Gently toss together and then transfer into a serving dish. Enjoy!
Nutrients per 1/4th of the recipe: Calories: 300; Total Fat: 17.5g; Saturated Fat: 2.5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium 421mg, Carbohydrate: 37.3g; Dietary Fiber: 6.2g; Sugars: 10.6g; Protein: 7.9g