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Kale and Quinoa Salad With Chicken.

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For this recipe you’ll need

Ingredient list

To get started making this recipe, you’ll want to gather these ingredients:

  • kale or dinosaur kale
  • cooked quinoa (cooked in broth)
  • English cucumber
  • red onion
  • dried cranberries
  • candied pecans
  • chopped cooked chicken 
  • fresh herbs: parsley, dill, tarragon, mint, etc.
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • maple syrup or honey
  • salt and pepper to taste

Here’s How To Make My Easy Kale and Quinoa Salad

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Step by Step Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the ingredients for the dressing and mix well.
  2. Add the chopped kale to the dressing and massage it to help the kale soften.
  3. Next, add in the remaining ingredients except the quinoa and toss everything to combine. Once everything has been well coated in the dressing, add in the cooked quinoa.
  4. Toss to combine and refrigerate covered for up to 4 days. Serve cold.
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Kale and Quinoa Salad With Chicken.

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Ingredients

  • ½ bunch kale or dinosaur kale, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (cooked in broth), cooled
  • 1 cup english cucumber, diced
  • ½ medium red onion, finely diced
  • cup dried cranberries
  • cup candied pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked chicken, chopped or shredded
  • ½ cup fresh herbs: parsley, dill, tarragon, mint, etc. finely chopped

For the dressing

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the ingredients for the dressing and mix well.
  • Add the chopped kale to the dressing and massage it to help the kale soften.
  • Next, add in the remaining ingredients except the quinoa and toss everything to combine.
    Once everything has been well coated in the dressing, add in the cooked quinoa.
  • Toss to combine and refrigerate covered for up to 4 days. Serve cold.
Servings: 6
Author: Healthy Elizabeth

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  1. 5 stars
    This salad is incredible! I will definitely be making over and over. So many flavors working together and has the perfect crunch to it. I love that i can make a big batch for the week too, so easy! Thank you!

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