Hoppin' John Quinoa Salad
Recipe type: side dish
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Serves: 4-6
A classic recipe with a modern twist to enjoy all year round.
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa made in vegetable broth
  • 3 slices of bacon, cooked until crispy
  • 2 cups kale
  • 1 carrot, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can of black-eyed peas
  • 1 heaping teaspoon of gluten free Creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Place kale, carrot, garlic, and shallot in a food processor and process until finely shredded.
  2. In a large saucepan, add olive oil and put on medium heat.
  3. Add vegetable mixture to pan, sauteing until cooked and fragrant.
  4. Add salt, Creole seasoning, black-eyed peas, cooked quinoa, and crumbled bacon into the pan.
  5. Saute until heated thoroughly, about 5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.
Recipe by Betsy Ramirez at http://betsyramirez.com/hoppin-john-quinoa-salad/