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Quinoa Avocado Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Quinoa Avocado Salad
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quinoa avocado salad
Servings: 4
Author: dieTTaste
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 ripe avocados, cubed
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 4 horse radishes, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp cooked corn
  • 2 Tbsp pickled cucumbers, sliced
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped purple onion
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt pepper
  1. Put quinoa in a mesh strainer and rinse thoroughly to remove a bitter taste. Put in a 1-1/2-quart saucepan together with water. Bring to boiling and simmer, covered, about 15-20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is cooked.
  2. Transfer quinoa to a medium bowl, let cool to a room temperature. Add tomato, radishes, corn, pickled cucumbers and onion; stir to combine.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, pepper and salt. Add to quinoa mixture together with avocados; toss to coat.