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Kale Quinoa Salad

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Kale Quinoa Salad
Servings 4
Calories 528kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cup Quinoa, cooked
  • 2 breast chicken breast
  • 4 cup, chopped kale
  • 2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup cranberries, dried
  • 1/4 cup, chopped walnuts
  • 2 medium (3" dia) apple
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 fruit (2-3/8" dia) lemon
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp, ground black pepper, ground
  • 1/4 cup apple juice

Instructions

  • Cook quinoa as directed on package from 2/3 cup dry.
  • Using chicken from dinner, cut into pieces if not already cut or shredded.  Set aside.
  • Remove stems from kale and steam for 1-2 minutes in a small amount of water in a skillet over medium heat. Remove and allow to drain. 
  • In a large bowl, mix together, quinoa, chicken, kale, lettuce, cranberries, walnuts.  Chop apples and add to bowl. 
  • In a mason jar, add dressing ingredients, shake vigorously; pour over salad and toss to coat.  Serve immediately. 

Nutrition

Calories: 528kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 116mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 41g