WARM QUINOA SALAD

WARM QUINOA SALAD

1 ½ cup quinoa, rinsed

3 cups water or stock

1 onion, chopped

5 cloves garlic, chopped

¼ cup chopped fresh basil

10 cocktail tomatoes, cut in fours

1 can brown or adzuki beans, rinsed well

4 Tbsp olive oil

3 Tbsp lemon juice

2-3 avocados, diced

sunflower seeds

pepper to taste

Combine rinsed quinoa, water, onion, and garlic in medium casserole and microwave on HIGH for 16 minutes. Allow to rest 5 minutes.

Transfer quinoa to large salad bowl. Add chopped basil, tomatoes, beans, 2 Tbsp lemon juice, 1 Tbsp olive oil and pepper.

Toss avocado in rest of olive oil and lemon juice.

Serve quinoa in salad bowls topped with avocado and a handful of sunflower seeds.

Enjoy!

 

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