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.
- 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
- 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.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, diced avocados, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, cilantro, and crumbled feta cheese.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine all the ingredients.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
- 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!