Kale and Quinoa Salad
Author: Nikki
This Kale and Quinoa Salad is a powerhouse salad, filled with nutrition and delicious ingredients. It contains a fruit, quinoa, parmesan cheese, pistachios and fibrous kale. The dressing is a creamy balsamic dressing the pairs beautifully with the flavors and ingredients of this salad.
  • 2½ cups Kale, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup Crasions
  • ⅓ red grapes, sliced in half
  • ¼ cup pistachios, chopped
  • garnish with fresh shaved parmesan
Creamy Balsamic Dressing
  • 4 cloves garlic, grated
  • 3 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoons Morton's Nature seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
To prepare kale
  1. Slice kale into super thing slices. Once you have it sliced up, put it into a bowl. Drizzle olive oil over it and sprinkle a little salt over it. Massage for 3-5 minutes to soften up kale.
  1. Toss kale with the desired about of dressing. Layer quinoa, blueberries, craisins, grapes, pistachios, and shaved Parmesan.
Creamy Balsamic Dressing
  1. In a small bowl whisk together garlic, mayonnaise, lemon juice, sugar, mustard, Morton's seasoning, salt, and balsamic vinegar. Slowly add olive oil while whisking. Refrigerate.
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/kale-and-quinoa-salad/