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Quinoa Salad with Kale Buds

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"Kale buds, also called kale raab or kale florets, taste delicious and can be found at farmer's markets. They make a wonderful addition to quinoa or other grain salads. If you have kale flowers, add them as garnish for an extra pretty salad."
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30 m servings 275
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat olive olive in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add leek and cook, stirring often, until leek has softened without browning, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add kale buds and lemon zest. Cook and stir until kale buds are wilted and just starting to soften, about 5 minutes. Do not let them brown. Mix in lemon juice and remove from heat. Allow to cool.
  3. In a bowl toss quinoa, olive oil, salt, and pepper until well combined. Mix in leek and kale buds; toss to combine. Garnish with kale flowers. Serve right away or refrigerate until ready to serve. Let come to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 275 calories; 15.3 27.6 8.7 0 84 Full nutrition

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