Green Goddess Chopped Salad is emerald in its flavors and in its appearance! A mix of crunchy cabbage, juicy cucumbers, and hearty kale all mixed with fluffy and nutty quinoa make the base of this divine dish. The dressing is tangy, bright, and extra herbaceous, with a verdant vibrancy of flavor and seasoning that makes this mix of veggies the best part of the meal! Green Goddess Chopped Salad will bless your table with a salad that you’ll never forget!

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 1 small head cabbage, diced
  • 3 small cucumbers, diced
  • 4 medium green onions, sliced
  • 3 cups kale, finely chopped
  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked
  • lemons, optional, to taste, sliced, for garnish

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds, optional
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

Step 1 –In a large salad bowl, add the cabbage, the cucumbers, the green onions, the kale, and the quinoa, and toss to combine.

Step 2 –In a blender, add the lemon juice, the olive oil, the red wine vinegar, the garlic, the shallot, the basil, the parsley, the dill, the spinach, the pumpkin seeds, and the salt and blend until smooth.

Step 3 –Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

Step 4 –Serve garnished with the lemon slices.