Sauteed Kale & Quinoa


kaleThis side dish is super quick & easy to make, and scores high in its nutrient value.  It is high in vitamin A , C, B 6, magnesium, phosphorus, niacin, and selenium.  It is also considered an excellent source of fiber having over 5 grams per serving.

Serve with a 4 oz piece of grilled chicken breast and 1/2 baked sweet potato for a complete meal that equals 521 calories or enjoy on its own for a light lunch!

Sauteed Kale & Quinoa

Yield: 4 servings

Calories per serving: 256 per serving

Sauteed Kale & Quinoa


  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 4 cups of chopped kale
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 TBSP red wine vinegar
  • 1 TBSP honey


  1. Heat olive oil in large frying pan.
  2. Saute chopped onion and garlic. ( any type of onion will do!)
  3. Add chopped pepper and any other vegetables of your choice. (I added mushrooms)
  4. Continue cooking for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add chopped kale and cook until kale is soft.
  6. Stir in cooked quinoa, vinegar, and honey.


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