Kale, Edamame, and Quinoa Salad with Lemon VinaigretteThis simple vegan salad made with kale, quinoa, edamame, and fruit proves to be a delicious meal. It is also the perfect lunch or side dish with dinner.6 servings2 cups cooked quinoa, cooled1 1/2 cup edamame beans, cooked and cooled3 cups finely chopped Tuscan kale, ribs removed1 cup sliced grape tomatoes1/2 red onion, diced1 mango, pitted and diced1 avocado, pitted and either sliced or diced2 tablespoon toasted almonds or pumpkin seeds, if desired2 tablespoons olive oil1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice1 garlic clove, minced1 teaspoon sugar1 large basil leaf, chopped1/8 teaspoon saltfresh ground pepper, to taste
Kale, Edamame, and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
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This simple vegan salad made with kale, quinoa, edamame, and fruit proves to be a delicious meal. This recipe comes courtesy of my fabulous friend Monique (baker, blogger and beautiful woman). She creates the most fabulous recipes and this one is top of my list…The kale, quinoa and edamame make it full of protein, totally vegan and bursting with nutrients. Add in the juicy mangoes, red onion, grape tomatoes, creamy ripe avocado…This salad just might be heaven! It’s the perfect lunch or side dish with dinner.
2 cups cooked quinoa, cooled (cook according to package directions)
1½ cup edamame beans, cooked and cooled
3 cups finely chopped Tuscan kale, ribs removed
1 cup sliced grape tomatoes
½ red onion, diced
1 mango, pitted and diced
1 avocado, pitted and either sliced or diced
2 tablespoon toasted almonds or pumpkin seeds, if desired
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