Kale Quinoa Salad Bowl

This Kale Quinoa Salad is a protein powerhouse! Crunchy kale, cooked quinoa, a hard boiled egg, and cucumber are topped with a simple turmeric-tahini dressing. This combination make the Kale Quinoa Salad bowl a killer lunch option!

Kale and Quinoa Salad Bowl. Made with a hard boiled egg, cucumber, and red onion.

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How to Make a Kale Quinoa Salad

Kale and Quinoa Salad Bowl. Made with a hard boiled egg, cucumber, and red onion.

There’s a reason salad and macro bowls have become insanely popular over the last few years. They tend to be full of flavor and typically packed with nutrients.

The kale and quinoa salad bowl is no exception. And if you meal prep, putting this kale and quinoa salad together is going to take you less than five minutes!

And with about 24g of protein you are going be happy and satiated for hours.


More Delicious Kale Recipes

Kale’s reputation as a nutritional superstar is well deserved. If you want more ideas on how to incorporate kale into your diet, check out these simple recipes.


  Kale massaged with a tablespoon of olive oil.

Ingredients for the Kale Quinoa Salad

This is a great recipe to prep ahead of time.

  • Fresh Kale
  • Cooked Quinoa
  • Boiled Egg
  • Cucumber
  • Turmeric-Tahini Dressing
Kale and Quinoa Salad Bowl. Made with a hard boiled egg, cucumber, and red onion.

Kale Buddha Bowl

Hello Protein! This salad bowl is packed with high protein and nutrient-dense ingredients. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian
Keyword: gluten free recipes, gluten free salad recipes
Servings: 1
Calories: 523kcal

Ingredients

Turmeric Tahini Dressing

  • 1 tbsp Tahnini
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp water
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

Preparing the Kale Quinoa Salad Bowl

  • Cook quinoa according to the instruction. At the same time cook a boiled egg
  • Wash and dry the kale. Remove the stem and chop the kale into bite-sized pieces. Massage the kale with olive oil and salt. Set aside. Dice the cucumber. 

Tahini Dressing

  • Combine tahini, turmeric, and water. Whisk until creamy. Season with salt and pepper. 

Putting it all together

  • Add the kale, quinoa, and diced cucumbers into a shallow salad bowl. Drizzle the dressing on top. 
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 523kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 1378mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 274.4% | Vitamin C: 200.1% | Calcium: 28.4% | Iron: 41%
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Happy Cooking,

Maike

 

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