Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango

Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango

Recipe: Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango

Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And MangoQuinoa salad has antioxidant powers. This is an excellent way to incorporate all the colors of your vegetables, like the purple cabbage, green kale, and red with mini-tomatoes, orange with the carrots and yellow with the mango.  If you like it to be more powerful, you can add tofu!

Have you ever analyzed and discover the wonderful colors that all the vegetables offer us? In order to have a balanced and nutritive meal, we should always try to include foods of different colors, as their color is sometimes the guide of all the benefits they provide to us!

The more colorful is our food dish, the more nutrients, vitamins and minerals we will be adding to our body.

Today we will be talking about purple food like purple cabbage, red cabbage, blueberries,  boysenberries, eggplant , purple onion, plums and grapes, to name a few.

These particular food of color deep purple are an excellent source of antioxidants, and they fortified our mental health, help reverse memory loss, delay aging and are helpful to prevent cancer.

Purple Cabbage, that is one of the ingredients of this recipe, contains anthocyanin or carotenoids, and provides protective health benefits for overall well-being.

Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango

Ingredients To Prepare Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango

½ cup quinoa

¼ purple cabbages

1 Deck of kale (aproximately7 leaves)

1 carrot

1 Mango

½ box mini tomatoes

 

VINAIGRETTTE

1 tablespoon olive oil

¼ teaspoon turmeric

¼ teaspoon cumin

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

3 tablespoon tahini paste

½ teaspoon salt

1 Lemon

 Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango

How To Prepare Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango – Step-By-Step  

SEPARATE kale leaves from the stem.  Chop finely. It is important to discard the stem as its texture is not very pleasant to the taste. Wash thoroughly.

USE the mandolin to grate the purple cabbage, so it is finely grated.

GRATE carrot. Use the fine side of the grater or cut julienne style.

COOK quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.

MIX kale, purple cabbage, quinoa and carrot.

 

VINAIGRETTE

MIX in a bowl these ingredients: tahini paste, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, turmeric, cumin, salt and lemon.

WHISK all ingredients until well incorporated. It is best to add the olive oil at the end, and keep whisking it.

 

Tips For Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango.

You can add some almonds or sesame on top as garnish.

If you want his to be a main dish, you can add grilled breast of chicken.

PREPARE a boneless, skinless breast of chicken with salt, pepper and ginger.

GRILLED the chicken breast and cut in ½ inch pieces.

 

How To Serve And Accompany This Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango?

Serve this salad in individual plates and garnish with mango slices and the mini-tomatoes. You can add the vinaigrette or served on the side so each diner will add to their own taste.

What about you….. Do you have any recipe of quinoa salad? Do you have any tips or tricks on how to prepare quinoa salad that you would like to share?

How do you decide what to cook each day? I would love for you to share a comment about this particular recipe, and also tell me a little bit about what frustrates you the most when you are ready to prepare a meal. I personally am responding to all the questions and comments as my objective with this blog is to help someone like you to be successful in the kitchen

Just like I hope I did with this easy and delicious Quinoa salad with kale, purple cabbage and mango!

Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango
 
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Quinoa salad has antioxidant powers. This is an excellent way to incorporate all the colors of your vegetables, like the purple cabbage, green kale, and red with mini-tomatoes, orange with the carrots and yellow with the mango. If you like it to be more powerful, you can add tofu!
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Latin American
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • ¼ purple cabbages
  • 1 Deck of kale (aproximately7 leaves)
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 Mango
  • ½ box mini tomatoes
  • VINAIGRETTTE
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon tahini paste
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 Lemon
Instructions
  1. SEPARATE kale leaves from the stem. Chop finely. It is important to discard the stem as its texture is not very pleasant to the taste. Wash thoroughly.
  2. USE the mandolin to grate the purple cabbage, so it is finely grated.
  3. GRATE carrot. Use the fine side of the grater or cut julienne style.
  4. COOK quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  5. MIX kale, purple cabbage, quinoa and carrot.
  6. VINAIGRETTE
  7. MIX in a bowl these ingredients: tahini paste, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, turmeric, cumin, salt and lemon.
  8. WHISK all ingredients until well incorporated. It is best to add the olive oil at the end, and keep whisking it.
  9. Tips For Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango.
  10. You can add some almonds or sesame on top as garnish.
  11. If you want his to be a main dish, you can add grilled breast of chicken.
  12. PREPARE a boneless, skinless breast of chicken with salt, pepper and ginger.
  13. GRILLED the chicken breast and cut in ½ inch pieces.

Quinoa Salad With Kale, Purple Cabbage And Mango

This recipe is also available in Spanish = Esta receta también está disponible en español: Ensalada de Quínoa, Col Rizada, Repollo y Mango

Bon appetit! 

¡Buen provecho!

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