Quinoa Salad with Tomato and Avocados

Salads

Quinoa Salad with Tomato and Avocados

If you are looking for a fresh and healthy salad, this recipe is for you! Quinoa, avocado, spinach, tomatoes, pecans, parsley and lemon juice combine to make a fresh whole grain dish! Put this on a salad, pair it with a protein or eat it with whole grain crackers, any way you spoon it, you will enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 4 c. baby spinach
  • 1 c. quinoa, cooked & cooled
  • 1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 ea. medium Avocado From Mexico, diced
  • 1/2 c. red onion, diced
  • 1/4 c. parsley, chopped
  • 2 T. pecans, chopped
  • 2 t. lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, place spinach, quinoa, tomatoes, avocados, onions, and parsley. Drizzle lemon juice and season with salt and pepper as desired. Toss until well combined and garnish with pecans.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Salad with Tomato and Avocados
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 3g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 5g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 6%
Iron 0mg 20%
Potassium 480mg 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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