Rating: 5 stars
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This recipe was born of my desire to incorporate quinoa into my diet. I absolutely love the taste of it. This yields a large salad and could be halved if necessary.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain water and run quinoa under cold water to cool.

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  • Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add kale, cover, and steam until tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Place chopped kale in a bowl and refrigerate until chilled, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Mix avocado, tomato, and cucumber together in a bowl; add quinoa and kale. Sprinkle feta cheese over quinoa mixture; add Italian dressing and stir.

Nutrition Facts

313 calories; protein 10.3g; carbohydrates 26.6g; fat 19.9g; cholesterol 28mg; sodium 620.1mg. Full Nutrition
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