Quinoa salad with avocado

Hello, gourmets! We are preparing an American salad with quinoa and avocado.

Salad with quinoa and avocado

American light salad with quinoa and avocado, spinach, herbs and a slightly sour dressing. Light and nutritious salad? Yes, it’s easy! Today we are preparing a hearty and delicious, refreshing salad on a hot summer day. If you are tired of ordinary salads with fatty mayonnaise, potatoes and other heavy vegetables, then this salad will surprise and please you.

Quinoa salad with avocado
Quinoa salad with avocado

How to make quinoa for salad

There is nothing easier than to cook quinoa for a salad — just take and cook the quinoa for 20 minutes in boiling water on maximum heat. Throw it into a colander and wait for the excess liquid to drain.

Ingredients for quinoa salad

We took:

  • the most ordinary quinoa.
  • Cherry tomatoes, their taste is more intense.
  • ripe avocado.
  • red onion.
  • a little garlic.
  • herbs: basil, cilantro.
  • spinach. Eat spinach and be like the legendary Popeye the Sailor.
  • for dressing: olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper, and a little dried oregano.

We cut and mix everything and enjoy a delicious salad with quinoa!

Recipe type: Salads

Recipe type: American

Yield: 5

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Quinoa — 100 grams
Cherry tomatoes — 160 grams
Garlic — 3 cloves
Red onion — 1 piece
Purple basil — 20 grams
Cilantro — 20 grams
Spinach — 50 grams
Avocado — 2 pieces
Oregano — 1 teaspoon
Olive oil — 2 tablespoons
Red wine vinegar — 0.5 teaspoons
Salt — 1 pinch
Ground black pepper — 1 pinch


1. Boil the quinoa according to the instructions.
2. Chop garlic, onion, cilantro, spinach, basil finely.
3. Dressing: mix olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, garlic, salt and black pepper.
4. Cut tomatoes in half.
5. Cut the avocado into cubes the size of tomatoes.
6. In a deep bowl, mix tomatoes, avocado, quinoa, herbs.
7. Add the dressing and mix. Ready!

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