Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Quinoa salad with avocado and mango

Recipe From: Jessica

Less than 30 minutes preparation time

Serves 1-2 people

1/2 cup quinoa, cooked according to packet instructions
1 shallot, peeled, finely chopped
1 avocado, stone removed, chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
½ lemon, juice only
½ mango, peeled, finely chopped

1. Cook quinoa according to packet. Saute the shallot.

2.Place the quinoa, shallot, mango and avocado into a bowl and mix together.

3.Add the olive oil and lemon juice to the bowl and mix well.

**note: Jessica said you can buy the quinoa in the bulk foods at Winco (I got a bag at Costco for $10) and you make it sort of like you would rice, 1/2 cup quinoa to 1 cup water - boil water & quinoa for 15 minutes, then let sit with lid on for 5 minutes, fluff with fork. Makes 2 servings.

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