Escarole Salad with Red Quinoa, Apple and Hazelnuts

Add protein and crunch to your winter day with this healthy escarole salad which combines escarole, quinoa, apple and hazelnut, courtesy of Chef Marco Canora.

Escarole Salad with Red Quinoa, Apple and Hazelnuts

Escarole Salad with Red Quinoa, Apple and Hazelnuts Recipe

Print

Escarole Salad With Red Quinoa And Hazelnuts


  • Author: Chef Marco Canora
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4-6
  • Category: Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup red quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon honey
  • Fine sea salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • 1 head of escarole, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1 Granny Smith apple—halved, cored and thinly sliced on a mandoline
  • 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan of boiling water, cook the quinoa just until tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Drain well and spread 
out on a baking sheet to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the olive oil with the vinegar and honey.
  4. Season with salt 
and pepper.
  5. Add the escarole, apple, hazelnuts and quinoa and toss to coat.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Notes

Photo credit: Con Poulos

Photo credit

  1. Con Poulos

Author Details
Founder and CEO of BambooCore
Jennifer is a certified NASM Personal Trainer, MovNat Trainer, and a C.H.E.K Holistic Lifestyle/Nutrition Coach. As the Founder and CEO of BambooCore Fitness, she delivers sustainable lifestyle, nutrition and movement strategies to people looking to improve their health and performance.

When she is not slaying fat and building muscle, Jennifer can be found trekking barefoot, traveling, cooking and refining her photography skills. She also enjoys reading and writing about food culture, history and the science of human movement.
×
Founder and CEO of BambooCore
Jennifer is a certified NASM Personal Trainer, MovNat Trainer, and a C.H.E.K Holistic Lifestyle/Nutrition Coach. As the Founder and CEO of BambooCore Fitness, she delivers sustainable lifestyle, nutrition and movement strategies to people looking to improve their health and performance.

When she is not slaying fat and building muscle, Jennifer can be found trekking barefoot, traveling, cooking and refining her photography skills. She also enjoys reading and writing about food culture, history and the science of human movement.

Add A Comment