KALE QUINOA SALAD
Kale Quinoa Salad is the perfect healthy side dish. Made with simple ingredients this quinoa and kale salad is delicious and easy to make!
– 1 1/2 cups dry quinoa – 3 cups water – ½ lb lacinato kale – 1 15 oz can chickpeas low or no salt added drained and rinsed – 3/4 cups dried cranberries – 1/2 cups sliced almonds – 1/2 cups pepitas Dressing: – 1/4 cups balsamic vinegar – 3 tablespoons dijon mustard – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Cook the quinoa with 3 cups of water according to the package directions. Let cool.
While the quinoa cooks, chop the kale. Massage for a few minutes with your hands until it softens.
In a small bowl whisk together the balsamic vinegar, dijon mustard, salt and pepper.
Add the cooked quinoa, kale, chickpeas, cranberries, almonds, pepitas, and dressing to a large bowl. Toss to combine.