Sweet Potato & Quinoa Cakes On a Citrus Kale Salad

Well, lately, I can’t think of two more trendy, but delicious and healthy food items than quinoa and kale.  Seems like everywhere you look, you see dishes highlighting quinoa and kale.    But for good reason…when done right, they are so wonderful.  And really are healthy, low calorie..and so good for the body.  This dish is easy and includes both these amazing ingredients.  The textures and flavors that make this dish extraordinary.   Use gluten-free flour to make it a gluten-free delight, too!   We just love Sweet Potato & Quinoa Cakes On a Citrus Kale Salad!  To make this completely gluten-free, use Bob’s Gluten-Free Flour
Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes Cooked Spud
Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes Cooked Spud
Cooked Quinoa for Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes
Cooked Quinoa for Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes
Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes Ingredients
Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes Ingredients

 

Sweets Potato Cakes and Quinoa in Skillet
Sweet Potato Cakes and Quinoa in Skillet
Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes
Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes
Sweet Potato & Quinoa Cakes with Citrus Kale Salad on a white plate

Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes On a Citrus Kale Salad

This is super delicious, and is really good for you, too. Kale, sweet potato and quinoa in one dish....Sweet Potato & Quinoa Cakes On a Citrus Kale Salad...YES!
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Course: Healthy
Cuisine: Appetizer
Keyword: Kale, Quinoa, Sweet Potato Cakes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 182kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • Pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour use gluten free flour, if desired...such as [url href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000ED7M3Q/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000ED7M3Q&linkCode=as2&tag=hotofealo-20">Bob's Red Mill All-Purpose Gluten-Free Baking Flour, 22-Ounce Packages (Pack of 4
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 2 cups washed kale cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon aged balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped roasted red pepper

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 F
  • Stab the sweet potato 3 times with a fork, rub a little olive oil all over the spud
  • Place the sweet potato in the oven, directly on the rack, for 1 hour
  • Remove the spud and let cool then peel off the skin
  • Place the potato in a medium bowl. With the back of the fork, smash the spud.
  • Add the red onion, salt, pepper, garlic, quinoa, flour and fresh herbs.
  • Stir until completely combined
  • Using your hands, form four equally sized patties.
  • Heat a non-skillet over medium heat...add the olive oil
  • Add cakes and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes per side, flipping carefully (you may need to use 2 spatulas)
  • Remove to plate with paper towels
  • Meanwhile, place the kale in a bowl and then add the lemon juice, balsamic vinegar and salt and pepper.
  • Massage the kale for about 2 minutes until it becomes softened.
  • Place the kale salad on serving dish.
  • Place the potato cakes on top of the salad
  • Garnish with shopped roasted red pepper

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal
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