White Bean, Quinoa and Kale Salad

White Bean, Quinoa and Kale Salad

  • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups kale
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 slices of red onion
  • 1 can cannelini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dill, fresh
  • Salt and pepper to taste  
  1. Boil 1 cup water. Add the quinoa. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  2. Sauté the kale, carrots and onions in a skillet until the kale is wilted. Add the beans, and toss 1 more minutes.
  3. With the remaining oil, the vinegar, dill and salt and pepper, combine in a small bowl.
  4. When the quinoa is cooked, combine all ingredients together, including the crumbled bacon.
  5. Serve.

Yields: 4 servings.

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