Kale Salad with Papaya Vinaigrette

Fresh and Flavorful

Prep: 15 Min | Cook: 20 Min

Kale, quinoa, and papaya are the perfect pair in this vitamin and flavor packed salad. It's easy to make and is great for lunch or dinner!



Kale Salad:

1 Bunch Kale
1/2 cup Cooked Quinoa
1/2 cup Red Cabbage
1/2 cup Cilantro
1 Medium Carrot
2 Tbsp Walnuts

Papaya Vinaigrette:

1 ½ tsp Fresh Ginger, Grated
1/4 cup Fresh Lime Juice
2 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
2 Tbsp Honey
1/2 cup Papaya
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. To make the salad:

    Remove stems from kale and chop into bite size pieces to add to a large salad bowl. Chop red cabbage, cilantro, and carrot and add to the bowl. Add in quinoa and toss with papaya dressing. Top with walnuts and enjoy!

  2. To make the dressing:

    Combine all vinaigrette ingredients except the olive oil in a blender and blend until smooth. Slowly add in oil as the blender runs so that the dressing emulsifies.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 2

Amount per Serving

Calories: 470

Total Fat: 29g

Sodium: 85mg

Total Carbohydrate: 52g

- Dietary Fiber: 8g

- Sugars: 27g

Protein: 9g

Vitamin A: 390%

Vitamin C: 340%

Vitamin E: 35%

Vitamin K: 1230%

Folate: 60%

Calcium: 25%

Iron: 20%

Copper: 110%

These percentages represent the suggested daily healthy adult dose for vitamins and minerals.