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Kale & Red Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
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Kale & Red Quinoa Salad with Homemade Lemon Vinaigrette

A fresh Kale & Red Quinoa Salad recipe with a Homemade Lemon Vinaigrette! This salad is super delicious and has a punch of flavor!

Course Salad
Cuisine Lunch Recipes, Meal Recipes, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 cup cooked red quiona cooked according to package
  • 2 bunches kale stems removed
  • 1 cup fennel chopped
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes cut in halves
  • 2 tbsp hemp hearts
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tbsp dill coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1-2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp shallot minced


  1. Cook red quinoa according to the package and set aside to cool (about 15 minutes)

  2. While quinoa is cooking, make the vinaigrette by whisking the following ingredients: lemon juice, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, minced shallot, and salt and pepper. Set aside.

  3. Clean kale, remove hard stems and rip the leaves into pieces and place into a bowl.  Add 2 tablespoons of the vinaigrette and massage the kale to wilt the leaves.

  4. Add the remaining ingredients: chopped fennel, cherry tomatoes, cooled red quinoa to the bowl and toss together. 

  5. Top with avocado, hemp hearts, and chopped dill and serve immediately.