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Quinoa and Avocado Salad

25 mins
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Prepare a healthy meal with this recipe of Quinoa Salad with Avocado, beans, zucchini, corn and tomato. Served with a tasty cilantro vinaigrette


4 portions
  • 200 grams quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 400 milliliters Water, for cooking the quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon salt, for cooking the quinoa
  • 1/2 cups black bean, cooked
  • 1 cup cherry tomato, of varied colors, halved
  • 1/2 cups red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 pumpkins, sliced into half moons
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, yellow, cut into thin strips
  • 2 Avocado from Mexico, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 1/2 tablespoons black pepper, ground
  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • enough Water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, for the vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar, for the vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cloves garlic, for the vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons honey, for the vinaigrette
  • 1/4 tablespoons Dijon mustard, for the vinaigrette
  • 1/2 tablespoons salt, for the vinaigrette
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, for the vinaigrette


In a saucepan with boiling water and salt, add quinoa and cook about 20 minutes or until puffed. Drain and cool down
In a bowl, mix quinoa with cooked beans, cherry tomatoes, red onion, zucchini, corn kernels and avocado. Season with salt and pepper.
For the vinaigrette, in a pan with boiling water, blanch cilantro for one minute. Remove and submerge in iced water. Drain.
In a blender, puree lime juice, vinegar, garlic, honey, mustard, salt and cilantro until smooth. Slowly pour in olive oil in a small stream while mixing until emulsified.
Serve salad with the cilantro vinaigrette and enjoy.


Serve the salad with the vinaigrette and enjoy


Cilantro is scalded in boiling water for a few moments, or blanched, to set and strengthen its color. It’s important to blanch it and place it immediately in iced water to stop the cooking process.

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Ratings (5)
Elvia Cuevas Salmeron
29/06/2020 16:49:33
Me encantan sus recetas
Alejandra Anaya
15/08/2019 08:43:40
Veremos qué tal sale
Alicia Aguilar
29/07/2019 14:16:55
Esta muy Fasil de preparar🥝
Elena Allard
14/07/2019 10:20:21
Eulalia Jimena Cabrera Toledo
03/07/2019 10:44:07
Riquísimo ensalada además importantes valores nutrición completo

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