Healthy Cranberry Kale & Quinoa Salad Recipe With Sweet & Tangy Cranberry Dressing by 30Seconds Food

Healthy Cranberry Kale & Quinoa Salad Recipe With Sweet & Tangy Cranberry Dressing

Have leftover cranberries or want to serve a healthier recipe this Thanksgiving? Make this healthy and refreshing cranberry kale quinoa salad recipe with cranberry dressing. It's gluten free and oh, so tasty.

You could add some grilled chicken or shrimp to make this a main dish salad. How delicious does that sound?

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Salad

  • kale
  • cooked quinoa
  • cranberries (fresh or dried cranberries)
  • sliced almonds

Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons water

Here's how to make it:

  1. For the dressing, combine all the ingredients in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside. 
  2. Toss the kale, quinoa, cranberries and almonds in a bowl. Add the dressing and toss. Serve. 

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Yes, I do! Lunch tomorrow, thanks!
Donna John
Yum! I love dried cranberries and kale. Adding this to my summer salad list.
bepositive
Great way to use up my holiday cranberries 😋

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