Ranch Kale and Quinoa Casserole

Serves 8 | Finish in 45 minutes

You’ll win Thanksgiving by serving this Ranch Kale and Quinoa Casserole as a side dish – it’s healthy, it’s hearty and it tastes heavenly made with homestyle ranch dressing!


1 tablespoon olive oil, 8 cups chopped kale, 1 large white onion (chopped), 1 tablespoon Instantly Fresh Garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, 3 cups cooked quinoa (from 1 cup dry), 1 cup Litehouse Food’s Homestyle Ranch Dressing, 1 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (divided),


Directions : 1. Add olive oil to 12” to 14” cast iron skillet and bring to medium-high heat. 2. Add chopped onion and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes until softening. Add half of kale and cook down for about 2 minutes. Add a couple tablespoons of water, if needed. Add remaining kale to skillet and sauté for 2 -3 more minutes until completely wilted. 3. Add garlic, salt and pepper to kale and continue to sauté for 1 minute. 4. Remove skillet from heat and stir in pre-cooked quinoa, ranch dressing and ¾ cup of parmesan cheese. 5. Sprinkle top with remaining cheese and bake in 350 F degree oven for 30 minutes or until bubbling and cheese browning on top.

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