Quinoa, Kale and Pomegranate Salad
Serves: 6 servings
  • 250g quinoa ( 1½ cups)
  • 200g kale, big bunch
  • 3 spring onions, washed and chopped
  • 1 pomegranate, seeds
  • 45g pumpkin seeds ( ⅓ cup)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 avocado, cut into small pieces
  • parsley to garnish
  1. Measure 1½ cup of quinoa, rinse well and place into a pot.
  2. Add exactly double the volume of water and bring to a boil. Simmer covered for exactly 15 min.
  3. After 15 min remove from the heat and leave to stand for 5 min. Fluff up with a fork and transfer to a mixing bowl.
  4. Chop kale into smaller pieces, wash well, place into a pot, cover with ½" of water and steam covered for 5 min. Rinse under cold water, drain well and place into a mixing bowl. Skip the cooking step if you prefer to use kale raw.
  5. In a large mixing bowl mix quinoa, kale, spring onions, pomegranate seeds, pumpkin seeds, olive oil, lemon, salt and pepper.
  6. Transfer to a serving dish. Top with avocado pieces and garnish with parsley.
  7. Enjoy!
Recipe by Nirvana Cakery at https://nirvanacakery.com/quinoa-kale-and-pomegranate-salad/