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Green Quinoa Salad

Get mean and green with this healthy green quinoa salad recipe. Warm quinoa is mixed with caramelized onion, sauteed kale, roasted pistachios, and sweet green peas then drizzled in a spicy lime vinaigrette.


Ingredients
2 1/2
cups
cooked quinoa
1
cup
cooked sweet green peas
1
cup
caramelized onion, packed
3
tablespoons
Olive Oil
2
cups
packed and chopped fresh kale
1/2
cup
shelled, roasted pistachio
1
teaspoon
minced jalapeño
1
lime, juiced
1/2
teaspoon
salt
1
teaspoon
fresh cracked black pepper
Directions
In a large pan on medium-low heat combine quinoa, sweet green peas, and caramelized onion. Stir and cover to keep warm.
In another pan on medium-high heat add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Once warm add fresh kale. Sauté until cooked and crisp, about 8-10 minutes.
Add kale and pistachios to quinoa mixture and stir to combine.
In a separate bowl combine remaining olive oil, jalapeño, lime juice, and salt and pepper. Stir to combine and pour over quinoa. Stir quinoa salad until thoroughly mixed.
Adjust salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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