This autumnal kale-quinoa salad is a delicious mixture of texture and flavor. Celery and walnuts add crunch while dried cranberries and apple add a sweet-tart note. We use blue cheese in this salad, but feta, Parmesan, goat cheese or manchego would be just as tasty.

EatingWell.com, October 2021

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Credit: Photography / Antonis Achilleos, Styling / Christine Keely, Ali Ramee

Recipe Summary test

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place kale in a medium bowl. Whisk together oil, vinegar, shallot, salt and pepper in a small bowl until well combined. Spoon 2 to 3 tablespoons of the dressing over the kale; massage gently until the leaves wilt slightly, 1 to 2 minutes.

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  • Add celery, quinoa, apple, cranberries, walnuts and cheese; drizzle with the remaining dressing and toss well to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
243 calories; fat 16g; cholesterol 6mg; sodium 307mg; carbohydrates 21g; dietary fiber 4g; protein 5g; sugars 10g; niacin equivalents 1mg; saturated fat 3g; vitamin a iu 2875IU; potassium 313mg.
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