Recipe: ‘Kabbouleh’ Kale Tabbouleh Salad

By Kathy Smart,
April 13, 2015 3:50 pm Last Updated: March 8, 2018 5:30 pm

If you’re looking for a fresh spin on a salad, try this delicious kale and quinoa infused ‘Kabbouleh’ Salad! Based on the traditional tabbouleh salad recipe, this dish is rich in protein and full of nutritious greens.


1 cup cooked Living Now Foods Organic Tri-Color quinoa

Juice of 2 lemons and 2 limes
2 tbsp of olive oil
2 tbsp chopped garlic
½ tsp of sea salt
½ cup each of chopped fresh mint, parsley
½ cup red pepper and ½ cup red onion
1 cup of kale, chopped fine

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Combine all of the ingredients above and gently stir.

Smart Tip!

To make your kale even more tender, place chopped kale in a bowl and drizzle with ½ tsp of olive oil and ¼ tsp of sea salt. Massage oil and salt into kale leaves and allow to sit while you prep salad.

Kathy Smart is a TV host, best-selling author, chef, multi-award winning nutritionist, and one of Canada’s leading gluten-free experts. This article was originally published on

*Image of “tabbouleh” via Amelia Crook/Flickr