Apple & Quinoa Kale Salad

This crisp and refreshing Apple & Quinoa Kale Salad from The Wheatless Kitchen is equal parts sweet and earthy. Perfect for lunch or dinner, the generous serving size will fill you up without weighing you down.

under 25 mins
lunch dinner
Updated on 10 June 2024

Ingredients for servings


  • 0.5 bunch Kale chopped

  • 1 diced large Apple

  • 0.33333333333 cup dry Quinoa certified gluten-free if necessary

  • 0.33333333333 cup chopped Almonds

  • Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoon Dijon Mustard

  • 1 tablespoon Honey

  • 0.25 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 Pinch Salt

  • 1 Pinch pepper


  • In a medium saucepan, bring the quinoa and 2/3 cup of water to a boil. Once boiling, reduced heat, cover and let simmer for 15 minutes. It is done when there is no water left. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and let cool completely.

  • Make the dressing by whisking all of the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. Taste it to make sure you don’t need to add more honey or mustard to match your flavor preference.

  • Add the kale, apples, cooled quinoa and almonds to a large mixing bowl. Pour the dressing over the top and mix until the salad is completely coated with the dressing

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