Thanksgiving Kale Salad (Kale & Quinoa)

Recipe by Katzen
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READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 9 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Salad
  • 1
    cup quinoa
  • 2 12
    cups water, divided
  • 8
    cups kale, stems removed, cut into ribbons
  • 12
    cup pumpkin seeds
  • 12
    cup dried cranberries, juice-sweetened preferred
  • Dressing
  • 14
    cup pumpkin seed butter or 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 14
    cup apple cider or 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 12
    fresh lemon, juice of
  • 12
    teaspoon salt (reduce if preferred)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place quinoa and 1.5 cups of water into a medium pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, then simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat for five minutes, then fluff with a fork. Let cool.
  • Place kale and 1 cup water in a large pot and steam for two minutes. Drain well.
  • Place cooked quinoa into kale pot. Add seeds and berries. Mix well to combine.
  • Mix all dressing ingredients together in a bowl and add to pot.
  • Combine well. Serve warm immediately or chill and serve.
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