Green Quinoa Salad

    Green Quinoa Salad
    Carolyng Gomes

    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.

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    Ingredients
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    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
    Step 1
    In a large pan on medium-low heat combine quinoa, sweet green peas, and caramelized onion. Stir and cover to keep warm.
    Step 2
    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.
    Step 3
    Add kale and pistachios to quinoa mixture and stir to combine.
    Step 4
    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.
    Step 5
    Adjust salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 
    Serving Per Recipe: 
    4
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    Average: 4 (1 vote)
    15 mins
    Prep Time: 
    5 mins
    Cook Time: 
    10 mins
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