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Kernza® Beet, Kale, and Pear Salad

Kernza® Beet, Kale, and Pear Salad

Serves two

Timing:

  • Prep/Assembly: 45 min

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Whisk
  • Rubber Spatula


Ingredients: 

Vinaigrette:

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

Salad:

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

Garnish:

  • 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.

Method: 

  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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