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Simple Quinoa Salad

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Simple Quinoa Salad
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6
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I think the name says it all. Simple. I love simple.

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups quinoa
3
cups water
1
large handful fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
haas avocado
1
drizzlel honey or agave nectar (optional)
1 1/2
cups grape tomatoes
1
lemon or lime

Directions

  • 1 First, rinse quinoa thoroughly in a small strainer. Bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Put quinoa in water and reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook until all water is absorbed (10-15 minutes).
  • 2 While the quinoa is cooking, halve your tomatoes and cut up your avocado and cilantro.
  • 3 Once the quinoa is cooked, drizzle with olive oil and agave or honey and sprinkle with salt, pepper.
  • 4 Stir up the quinoa to release some heat and bring to room temp.
  • 5 Stir in avocado, tomato and cilantro, squeeze your citrus over this, toss and enjoy!
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
259.6
Daily Value
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
(
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
)
Sodium
12.0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
32.5g
11%
(
Dietary Fiber
6.0g
24%
,
Sugars
1.5g
)
Protein
7.1g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
23.20%
23%
Calcium
3.50%
4%
Iron
13%
13%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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