Warm Kale Bowl

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  • prep time 7 min
  • total time 42 min
  • serves 1
Warm Kale Bowl

This Warm Kale Bowl is filled with plenty of healthy and tasty ingredients like wild rice, dried cranberries and toasted walnuts. Not only is it delicious, it provides you with Vitamin C and 6 grams of protein! Courtesy of Amanda Riva of The Hot Plate.

Berries, Lunch, Main, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian


Ingredients

1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

1 head kale, stem removed and leaves chopped

1 cup wild rice

1 clove garlic, minced

1 small sweet onion, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped and toasted

¼ cup dried unsweetened cranberries

Feta or goat's cheese, crumbled (if desired)

1 lemon

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey

salt and pepper

Directions

1. Whisk together the juice of the lemon, mustard and maple syrup or honey. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Rinse rice under warm water for 3 minutes. Add to a pot with 2 ½ cups water and a pinch of salt. Cover and bring a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 25 minutes until rice is just tender. Drain off any excess water and set aside.

3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and the garlic and sauté for 5 minutes. Add the kale and sauté for 5 more minutes. Add the cranberries and the dressing. Cover and cook until kale is just tender, about 5 minutes more.

4. Toss kale mixture and rice together. Top with toasted walnuts and crumbled Feta or goat’s cheese, if using. Salad will keep for 3 days and can be reheated in a microwave-safe container or eaten cold.

See more: Berries, Lunch, Main, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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