Garlic Ginger Kale Quinoa
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Perfect weeknight side dish – kale & quinoa make you a health rockstar, tangy garlic-ginger-sesame keeps it interesting.
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 2
Calories: 264 kcal
Recipe: Mountain Cravings
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup white wine or chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup quinoa
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 T. fresh ginger grated
  • 3 cups kale shredded
  • dash red pepper flakes (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 t. sesame oil
Instructions
  1. Bring white wine and quinoa to a boil in a small pot, then cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 15 minutes or until tender.
  2. While quinoa is cooking, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic and ginger for a minute, then add shredded kale.
  3. Cook until kale is wilted and tender, then season with red pepper flakes and salt. Remove skillet from heat.
  4. Toss kale with cooked quinoa and sesame oil and serve warm.