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Colourful quinoa and kale salad

MAKES 10 | TAKES 35–40 MIN

 

Quinoa is an excellent source of protein. Combined with kale and colourful vegetables, this is a healthful salad loaded with antioxidants and vitamins. This dish is perfect for entertaining that many will enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

» 2 cups cooked pearl quinoa, cooled » 1 can (BPA-free) organic black beans » 1 cup cooked corn
» 1 red bell pepper, diced

» 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
» 1 bunch lacinto kale, chopped » 1⁄2 red onion, chopped

For the dressing:

» Juice from 2 limes
» 1⁄2 tsp raw honey
» 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil » 1 tsp turmeric powder
» 1 tsp cumin
» 1⁄2 tsp chipotle chili powder » 1⁄2 tsp sea salt
» Pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

Begin by cooking the quinoa as directed on the package. Set aside to cool. Meanwhile, cook the corn and set aside to cool. Place the chopped bell peppers, cooled corn, black beans and the onion into a mixing bowl. Add the quinoa and chopped kale. Pour the dressing over top and mix until well combined.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 156; Fat 8g; Carbohydrates 18g; Protein 4g

More recipe inspiration: Check out this yummy Los Hermanos pizza!