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Avocado Quinoa Power Salad

Tasty Team

Ingredients

for 6 servings

Salad

  • 2 cups water (480 mL)
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 cup quinoa (170 g), rinsed
  • 2 cups fresh spinach (80 g), roughly chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, diced
  • 4 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 2 ripe avocados, pits removed and diced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • pepper, to taste

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 280
    Fat 18g
    Carbs 25g
    Fiber 6g
    Sugar 2g
    Protein 5g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the water and a pinch of salt to a boil. Add the quinoa, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the water is absorbed. Transfer to a medium bowl to cool to room temperature, then fluff the quinoa.
  2. Refrigerate the quinoa for 20 minutes.
  3. Add the spinach, cucumber, tomatoes, and avocado to the bowl of quinoa and mix to combine.
  4. Add the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper, and mix well.
  5. Enjoy!
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