Avocado Quinoa Kale Salad Recipe

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Lewis Published: March 10, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Avocado Quinoa Kale Salad

With the addition of Moro blood oranges, this quinoa kale salad is made more deliciously zesty! Whip up this protein-packed meal in just 10 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Salad:

  • 4kale,finely, chopped, ribs removed
  • 2cupsquinoa,(about ⅔ cup dry), cooked
  • 3medium Sunkist Moro blood oranges,peeled, chopped
  • 1avocado,peeled, cored, diced
  • 5ozblue cheese,crumbled
  • ¾cupwalnuts,chopped

For Blood Orange Vinaigrette:

  • cupolive oil
  • 2tbspwine vinegar
  • 3tbspblood orange juice,fresh
  • 2tbsplemon juice
  • ¼tsplemon zest
  • 1tsphoney
  • ¼tspsea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine the kale, quinoa, blood oranges, avocado, blue cheese, and walnuts into a large bowl.

  2. Whisk the olive oil, vinegar, blood orange juice, lemon juice, lemon zest, honey, sea salt, and ground black pepper together or use a food processor.

  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat everything evenly.

  4. Serve immediately, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 Leftovers keep well in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 811.30kcal
  • Fat: 42.65g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.98g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.74g
  • Carbohydrates: 87.12g
  • Fiber: 16.95g
  • Sugar: 15.38g
  • Protein: 27.62g
  • Cholesterol: 26.58mg
  • Sodium: 583.89mg
  • Calcium: 482.82mg
  • Potassium: 1705.36mg
  • Iron: 6.66mg
  • Vitamin A: 756.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 227.07mg
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