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Quinoa and Avocado Salad Recipe

Quinoa and Avocado Salad Recipe

2019-01-19
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Healthy, quick and easy Quinoa and Avocado salad recipe. And of course this salad is super delicious and vegan.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
5
PREP TIME
30 minutes
WORK TIME
10 minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World
INGREDIENTS FOR YIELDS
  • 1 cup (170g) quinoa
  • 2 cups (480ml) water
  • 2 medium avocados
  • 200g (7oz) cherry tomatoes
  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1/4 bunch mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
DIRECTIONS

1. Rinse the quinoa under cool water. Until the water comes out transparent. Put washed quinoa in a medium saucepan. Add water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes until the quinoa is fluffy. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Let cool.

2. Finely chop mint leaves. Cut in half cherry tomatoes, dice avocado into a medium dice, dice cucumbers.

3. Make the dressing: in a small bowl whisk olive oil, fresh lemon juice and salt.

4. In a large bowl combine quinoa and copped vegetables. Toss salad with dressing and serve.

5. Enjoy!

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