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Garlic Ginger Kale Quinoa

Mountain Cravings
Perfect weeknight side dish – kale & quinoa make you a health rockstar, tangy garlic-ginger-sesame keeps it interesting.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2
Calories 264 kcal


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cook until kale is wilted and tender, then season with red pepper flakes and salt. Remove skillet from heat.
  • Toss kale with cooked quinoa and sesame oil and serve warm.