Blackberry Quinoa Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette by dianemorrisey | Quick & Easy Recipe | The Feedfeed
Blackberry Quinoa Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
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"Berries in a Salad make me happy. And this Power Salad sort of makes me ecstatic. Loaded with sweet Blackberries, Kale, Quinoa, Toasted Almonds, Avocado and Feta Crumbles and tossed with a zippy Lemon Vinaigrette, it’s loaded with flavor and tons of nutrients. Raise your fork to this one🍴🙌"
-- @dianemorrisey
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Details

Prep time 10mins
Cook time 35mins
Serves or Makes: 3-4

Recipe

For the Vinaigrette

  • 1/ 2 cup olive oil
  • 1/ 4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon black pepper

For the Salad

  • 6 cups kale, tightly packed, chopped, stems removed
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/ 2 cup toasted almonds
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1/ 2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt and black pepper, To taste

Method

  • Step 1

    To make the vinaigrette: Add all ingredients to a jar and shake until emulsified.

  • Step 2

    To make the salad: Place kale in a large salad serving bowl. Drizzle a little vinaigrette over the kale, toss to combine and massage vinaigrette into leaves, until kale has desired tenderness.

  • Step 3

    Add the rest of ingredients to kale and toss to combine. Add as much vinaigrette as you want. Season with salt and pepper.