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Kernza® Beet, Kale, and Pear Salad

Kernza® Beet, Kale, and Pear Salad

Serves two


  • Prep/Assembly: 45 min


  • Mixing Bowls
  • Whisk
  • Rubber Spatula



  • 1 Tbsp. oil of your choice. We used olive oil.
  • 2 Tsp. - Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. - Brown Rice Syrup
  • ¼ Tsp. Kosher Salt 


  • ½ Cup Par Cooked Kernza
  • ½ Cup Diced Cooked Beets
  • ½ Cup Lacinato Kale, Roughly Chopped
  • ¼-½ of One Pear, thinly sliced.


  • ¼-½ Cup Toasted Hazelnuts, Roughly Chopped
  • A few tablespoons of crumbled goat cheese

A classic that works any time of year. The simple and unique vinaigrette brings out the best of Kernza’s flavor and allows it to pair wonderfully with each ingredient.


  1. Prepare the vinaigrette by adding all ingredients to a mixing bowl and whisking until homogenous. 
  2. Add all salad components to a larger mixing bowl along with a pinch of salt and pepper. 
  3. Add 3 Tsp. of vinaigrette and mix. Adjust seasoning to your liking by adding more salt or more vinaigrette. 
  4. Garnish with hazelnuts and goat cheese. 


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