Kale & Quinoa Caesar Salad

Kale and quinoa are just two of the basic ingredients needed that makes this salad savory and bright! It’s so easy and delicious that every single time I make it it’s a home run. While the ingredients may sound a little trendy, they are far from it as they are readily available and a staple in most kitchens now a days. Add your favorite protein for an extra layer of goodness and turn it into a full out dinner plate loaded with flavor!

Kale & Quinoa Caesar Salad

Recipe by Rosa Diana


Prep time




  • 1 lb. bag of chopped Kale or a large bunch of fresh Kale leaves, chopped

  • 8oz. package pre-cooked quinoa

  • ½ of a medium onion, chopped

  • 1½ cups sliced cherry tomatoes

  • juice of one lemon

  • 1 tbsp minced garlic

  • 2 tbsp worcetershire sauce

  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise

  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard

  • ¼ cup shaved or grated parmesan cheese

  • kosher salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Rinse and pat dry the chopped kale.
  • In a large bowl mix kale, warm quinoa, onions and tomatoes, set aside. (The warm quinoa will help soften the kale a little.)
  • In a separate bowl mix all other ingredients together and pour over the salad. Mix to coat well and serve.

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