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Kale, Almond, & Green Olive Quinoa

 Ingredients: Serves 4-6

  • 1 ½ cups of rinsed quinoa
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
    • 1 tablespoon of garlic infused oil
    • pinch of red pepper flakes
    • ½ bunch of chopped kale
    • ¾ cup of water
    • 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar
    • ¼ cup of toasted slivered almonds
    • 15 sliced green olives
    • ½ teaspoon of sesame oil
    • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Mix the quinoa, water, and salt into a pot and bring to a boil. Cover and lower to a simmer for 15-20 minutes until the water is absorbed.
  2. In the meantime, add the garlic infused oil and red pepper flakes to a pot over a high flame. Add the kale and water, cover the pot, and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. After 5 minutes, check that the water is absorbed and add red wine vinegar and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Once the quinoa is done cooking, mix the quinoa, kale, almonds, green olives, sesame oil, and season with salt and pepper.

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