kale quinoa salad feta
4 cups of cooked quinoa, wild rice or farro! Make extra quinoa and make this kale salad at the beginning and end of the week. You can make this ahead of time, dress this salad in the morning, and it will still be delicious when you eat it at lunch time. Gluten-Free too. This is heaven. It is to-date, one of my fondest memories and something I try to replicate here at home. Crisp and full of flavor, this Kale Cranberry Feta Salad is sure to become your new favorite salad. Because kale, honeycrisps, and anything else I can grab to celebrate the seasons – the end of summer and start of fall – are perfect together in one big bowl. The big juicy chunks of apple. with the dressing, it becomes tender and chewy, in a really good way. This salad packs tons of great crunch thanks to the kale and Brussels sprouts and it has nice chewy dried cranberries for textural variety. It definitely needed more acid and salt in the dressing than it called for, for our taste. Finally, add the simple garlic balsamic vinaigrette to the kale and quinoa salad and toss. I served this at my friends dinner party and it was the biggest hit of the night! I’m Diana Reis, creator of Delicious by Design. Amazon View Delicious-by-Design-124279524275903/’s profile on Facebook, View hottiebiscotti2’s profile on Twitter, View deliciousbydesigntv’s profile on Instagram, View dianadeliciousb’s profile on Pinterest, Authentic Italian Meatballs in Red Pasta Sauce, Fall off the Bone: Baby Back Ribs in the Oven. Sometimes the bagged pieces have a bit more stem than I like. While your grain/base cooks: I always prepare the balsamic vinaigrette (above) and place it in a mason jar inside the fridge. wonderful salad, love all of this even the kale, but cherries and pistachios are a really nice touch, thank you! You found me. This post may contain affiliate links. Your email address will not be published. Although it is a seed, you will find quinoa nestled amongst the grains in a traditional grocery store in the U.S. We cook and eat this superfood like a traditional grain. This kale salad recipe is from my friend Serena Wolf’s new cookbook, The Dude Diet Dinnertime (affiliate link) which gives hungry dudes and their families drool-worthy dinners. You get sweet and tangy along with earthy and zesty. Sign-up below for weekly recipes directly in your inbox. Add to the bowl the rest of the ingredients- except for the mushroom topping. You can also use up the excess by making this Traditional Greek Salad. Toss well and drizzle on more of the dressing. This Kale Quinoa Salad is perfectly light and healthy. Then we have the crunch from the nuts. Throw the mushrooms in, stir and season with sea salt, tamari and pepper. Massaged Kale Salad with Quinoa, Cranberries and Feta with a lightly sweet and zesty dressing, the flavors come together perfectly. Love this recipe? Oh my word. Required fields are marked *. You won’t use a whole container of grape tomatoes, a whole red onion, jar of olives, and container of feta. In the spirit of holiday lists; let me introduce you to the ultimate guide (in list form) to getting everything you need to customize and perfect your holiday salad this year! We have mostly oak trees on our property but we do have one Autumn Blaze maple in our front yard that changes from yellow all the way to purple leaves – so pretty. Nothing beats this honeycrisp quinoa salad on a Monday. Your email address will not be published. Tear or chop the kale leaves into bite sized pieces. Stay in the Know! Loaded with fresh veggies and quinoa and tossed in a tangy lemon and olive oil dressing. There are three things that make this kale quinoa salad satisfying and completely suitable for a meal: Quinoa, walnuts, and feta. At the corner of the internet that I've deemed extremely self-indulgent. We loved this salad, from my husband down to my 4 year old! Having a plan for excess ingredients is a great way to manage your budget and eliminate food waste. If you like your salad with less bite, simply dress the salad and let it sit for five to ten minutes before eating.The baby kale you find in the prewashed tubs at the store is also very tender and requires no extra treatment. Whisk together the apple cider, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper and nutmeg. This massaged kale salad is inspired by a dish I recently shared with two of my closest friends, on a … It has EVERYTHING. This salad reminds me of a beautiful maple tree with it’s changing colors – in a bowl! Her book is filled with 125 clean-ish recipes like Super Sloppy Josés, Turkey Reuben Patty Melts, Chicago Dog Baked Potatoes and Chicken Parm Quinoa Bake. // All sounds incredible right? Pingback: Weekly meals Sept. 21 – Sept. 25 – Three Plates Full. This was absolutely delicious. And then! I hate kale, but I try my best to eat more vegetables and I knew all the flavors and other textures would make it tolerable in this recipe.