Wholesome Quinoa and Avocado Salad



Wholesome Quinoa and Avocado Salad

If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious salad that’s easy to prepare, our Wholesome Quinoa and Avocado Salad is the perfect choice. Packed with nutrient-rich ingredients and bursting with flavor, this salad is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a boost for your overall well-being.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 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
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa: In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the rinsed quinoa, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is tender and the water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and let it cool.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, diced avocados, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, cilantro, and crumbled feta cheese.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine all the ingredients.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Serve chilled and enjoy your Wholesome Quinoa and Avocado Salad!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Wholesome Quinoa and Avocado Salad is a refreshing and nutritious dish that’s perfect for lunch or as a side for dinner. With the creamy avocados, juicy tomatoes, and flavorful quinoa, it’s a satisfying meal that will keep you energized throughout the day.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 320
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Fat: 18g

Make this Wholesome Quinoa and Avocado Salad part of your regular meal rotation for a healthy and tasty option that everyone will love. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, this recipe is a breeze to prepare, and the results are always satisfying. So, go ahead and indulge in this wholesome and delicious salad today!

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