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Quinoa Kale Salad

Greek Kale Quinoa Salad

Greek Kale Quinoa Salad with red onions, tomatoes, feta cheese, kalamata olives, banana peppers in a quick and easy vinaigrette that's full of flavor.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 135 kcal
Author Sabrina

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 head of kale leaves removed from the woodsy stems and shredded
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 ounces feta cheese cubed
  • 16 kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Rinse the quinoa well with water then add to a saucepan with 1 1/3 cups water.
  2. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer on medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, water, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, dijon mustard, kosher salt and black pepper.
  4. In a large bowl add half the dressing to the kale and massage it for 3-4 minutes before slicing.
  5. Add the quinoa, olives and bell pepper then toss with the salad ingredients.
  6. Top with the feta and olives.
Nutrition Facts
Greek Kale Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 /8th recipe)
Calories 135 Calories from Fat 62
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.9g11%
Saturated Fat 1.8g9%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 412mg17%
Carbohydrates 14.7g5%
Fiber 2.1g8%
Sugar 0.9g1%
Protein 4.3g9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.