Posts Tagged ‘kale’

Kale Quinoa Burger

kale quinoaThese Kale Quinoa Burgers are perfect to make ahead and have for the week for a side dish, main dish or snack. They taste good with hummus, smashed avocado or with a fried egg on top! There is the perfect amount of kick to it with the jalapeno. The other thing I liked about these is the don’t fall apart like a lot of veggie burgers do. I found this recipe on



  • 2½ cups cooked quinoa, cooled
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup Parmesan, grated
  • ½ cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil plus more for frying
  • ½ yellow onion, diced small
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, finely diced
  • 4 cups kale, deveined and finely chopped
  • ¾ cup finely ground breadcrumbs (use gluten-free breadcrumbs to make this dish gluten-free)

Whisk 3 eggs until smooth. Combine egg mixture with quinoa, Parmesan, green onion, salt and cayenne pepper in a medium mixing bowl.

Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil in skillet on medium heat then sauté onions and jalapeño for approximately 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute before adding kale to skillet. Cook until kale is bright green and soft.

Add kale mixture to quinoa mixture, then add breadcrumbs and stir to combine.

Place a clean skillet on medium heat and add enough oil to coat the bottom.

Form patties using ½ cup of quinoa mixture. Fry until golden brown on each side, 3–4 minutes per side.


Sweet Potato Kale Hash

FullSizeRender (00D)This sweet potato hash makes a satisfying and healthy side dish at dinner.  It also makes the perfect leftover to eat with eggs.







  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1½ cup cubed sweet potato
  • 1/2 tsp of red pepper flakes
  • 1½ cup kale, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

In a skillet over medium heat, warm coconut oil, add red pepper flakes, and sweet potato and sauté for 5 minutes.  Stir in kale, garlic and pinch of sea salt.  Sauté until kale has wilted, about 3 minutes.  3 servings.   

Per Serving: 108 Calories, 5g Fat, 3g Fiber, 5g Sugar, 2g Protein