Green Quinoa Salad
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Green Quinoa Salad

Submitted by: Isabel De Los Rios

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 8

The combination of lime, sweet grapes, raw veggies, fresh herbs, and creamy avocado makes this salad overwhelmingly healthy and downright delicious.

Ingredients

    3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

    1 1/2 tbsp. lime juice

    1 tsp. lime zest

    sea salt & black pepper to taste

    4 c. cooked quinoa

    1 1/2 c. cucumber

    1/2 c. fresh mint

    1/2 c. fresh parsley

    1 med. avocado

    2 c. green grapes

Directions

Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Let cool while you prepare the rest of the salad.

Half grapes, dice cucumber, chop mint and parsley, and dice avocado.

In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, and lime zest. Season with sea salt and pepper. Add cooled quinoa, halved grapes, diced cucumber, chopped mint, and chopped parsley; mix until combined well. Fold in diced avocado. Serve chilled.

Optional: Store in refrigerator, covered, for one hour before serving