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Summer Kale Salad

This summer kale salad is a great addition to any summer barbecue. It also goes great with grilled chicken, tuna, or it can also be served as a side dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Summer Kale Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Two Pink Peonies
Cost $5


  • 1 bunch kale washed and cleaned
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1 red or orange bell pepper diced
  • ¼ cup quionoa
  • ½ cup chopped grape tomatoes

For the dressing

  • extra virgin olive oil
  • balsamic vinegar
  • lemon juice fresh squeezed is best


  • Cook the quinoa as directed on the packaging and let it cool.
  • Remove the kale stems and chop your kale into bite size pieces.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the cooled quinoa and mix well before adding the dressing. Let the dressing soak for at least 20 minutes before serving.

For the dressing

  • For the dressing, combine equal parts extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and lemon juice, shake well and set aside.