Quinoa and Kale Kitchen Sink SaladSep 21, 2021
This salad is perfect for preparing ahead of time. Personally I make this right before a busy week and eat it for lunch all week and sometimes dinner too. If you don't have some of the vegetables or beans just exclude them.
Serves: ALOT (6-10 depending on portion size)
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
1 head kale, washed, stems removed and chopped up into small pieces.
1 cup quinoa, uncooked
1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed well
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed well
1 yellow or orange pepper, diced
1/2 a cucumber, diced
1 small -med red onion diced finely
1 cup parsley chopped
juice of 1 1/2 lemons
1/2 cup of avocado or olive oil
1. Cook quinoa. Bring quinoa and 2 cup of water to a boil and simmer with lid on for about 10 minutes. Fluff with fork and place in the fridge to cool.
2. Chop and mix all salad ingredients into a bowl. Leave out the quinoa until cooled
3. Prepare salad dressing and once quinoa is cool, mix quinoa and salad dressing into salad.