Quinoa & White Bean Salad

Quinoa & White Bean Salad

| QUINOA WHITE BEAN & PISTACHIO SALAD |

This fresh but satisfying salad has bright notes from lime juice and red wine vinegar while still being incredibly filling from the combination of beans and quinoa. A perfect meal prep salad as all ingredients in it really soak up more and more flavour over time without wilting.

 

Recipe makes 4 servings

Macros per serving:

515 cals - 15g fat - 74g carbs - 21g protein

 

Recipe notes:

Want to hit higher protein? Consider topping it with a serving of soy, fava, chickpea, or lentil tofu! 

Massaging the kale is absolutely key to making this ingredient really shine.

Switch the pistachios for another seed or nut you like!

 

Ingredients:

4 cups cooked quinoa

4 cups kale

1 tbsp olive oil

780 ml canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

2 jalapeno

1/2 cup shelled pistachios

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

3 tbsp lime juice

1 tbsp date syrup (20% off affiliate link!)

1 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp salt

 

Recipe:

Prepare the quinoa according to package directions. Set aside to cool completely.

Add the kale to a large salad bowl and top with 1 tbsp olive oil and a big pinch of salt. Massage the oil and salt into the kale really well.

Add in prepared quinoa and beans.

Prepare the jalapeno by removing the seeds and dicing well.

Add the diced jalapeno to the salad bowl.

Add in pistachios, red wine vinegar, lime juice, date syrup salt, and pepper.

Mix everything together really well.

Plate into four bowls or containers.

Enjoy!

 

 

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