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Savory Quinoa and Kale Salad

 

  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Juice from 1/2 large lemon (approx 1 tablespoon)
  • 3 ounces sun-dried tomatoes (approx. 1 cup), diced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 bunch kale, de-stemmed and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup dry The Grain Market Quinoa
 
How to Make It
  1. Cook quinoa according to instructions on package. 
  2. In a large pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add kale and toss to coat. Add 1/4 cup water and cover, cooking for 3-5 minutes. Uncover, toss, and turn heat down to low. Let cook for another 10-15 minutes, until tender, stirring occasionally, adding more water if needed. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add quinoa and sun-dried tomatoes to saucepan and toss to combine. Remove from heat. 
  4. Add lemon juice and olive oil and toss to coat. Salt and pepper to taste.

 

Optional toppings: slivered almonds, Parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast