You need to try this Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Tomatoes. I am a huge salad lover. That is probably why I have so many healthy salad recipes on my blog! This is quickly becoming my new favorite. I am enjoying a bowl as I type this. This Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Tomatoes is a great post workout meal.
You really can’t go wrong with avocado on a salad. One of the things I like best about this quinoa salad is that it only contains simple ingredients that you may already have on hand. It took me just a few minutes to make.
I used quinoa because it’s a complete protein. I made the quinoa yesterday so I could throw the whole thing together easily in the morning. This quinoa salad with avocados is vegan and gluten free. I also think this would be great with cilantro instead of parsley.
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Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Tomatoes
Yields 3 servings
A quick and easy salad that will leave you feeling great!
15 minPrep Time
15 minTotal Time
- 1/2 cup quinoa
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
- 1 avocado cut in cubes
- 1/4 cup parsley
- 1 cup baby spinach
- 2 T diced onion
- 2 T lemon juice
- sea salt to taste
- In a small saucepan , combine the quinoa and water.
- Bring to a boil, then cover and turn down to simmer until all the water has been absorbed. It usually takes about 10 minutes.
- Let the quinoa cool before making this salad.
- Add all the ingredients to a bowl and toss well.
This salad can also be made with cilantro instead of parsley if you like. The salad should last 3-4 days in the fridge. Enjoy!