Quinoa & Avocado Salad
In the heart of every kitchen, there lies a recipe that combines simplicity with taste, health with indulgence. Our Quinoa & Avocado Salad is a delightful symphony of flavors and textures, bringing together the nutty goodness of quinoa and the creamy richness of avocados. It’s not just a salad; it’s a journey into the vibrant world of fresh ingredients and wholesome eating.
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
- 2 ripe avocados, diced
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
- 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, diced avocados, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and cilantro.
- Drizzle the lemon juice and olive oil over the salad.
- Gently toss the ingredients until well combined.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes before serving to let the flavors meld together.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Quinoa & Avocado Salad is a refreshing and nutritious dish that can be served as a light lunch or a satisfying side. It’s perfect for picnics, potlucks, or as a quick and easy meal at home.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
- Calories: 320
- Protein: 7g
- Fat: 20g
- Carbohydrates: 30g
- Fiber: 8g
Make this Quinoa & Avocado Salad part of your culinary repertoire, and let its flavors dance on your taste buds. It’s not just a salad; it’s a celebration of good food, good health, and the joy of sharing a delicious meal with loved ones.