Lemony Kale, Quinoa, and Fig Salad -- This kale fig salad is tossed with prosciutto and gorgonzola and is satisfying enough to be enjoyed as a meal | wearenotmartha.com
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Lemony Kale, Quinoa, and Fig Salad

This Lemony Kale, Quinoa, and Fig Salad is tossed with prosciutto and gorgonzola is and satisfying enough to be enjoyed as a meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Entree, Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Figs, Kale, salad
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Sues

Ingredients

  • 6 cups kale, ribs removed and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa (from 1 cup raw quinoa)
  • 8 fresh figs, quartered
  • 3 oz. gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • 3 oz. prosciutto, chopped

Lemony Balsamic Dressing

  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice (from 1 1/2 lemons)
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper

Instructions

  • Place kale in a large bowl and squeeze lemon over the top. Let sit for 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Mix cooked quinoa into kale.
  • Add quartered figs, crumbled gorgonzola, and chopped prosciutto into bowl and toss well.
  • Pour dressing over salad and toss well.

Lemony Balsamic Dressing

  • In a small bowl, whisk ingredients together.