Quinoa Avocado Salad Protein-packed quinoa pairs with creamy avocado in this refreshing grain salad. It’s the perfect make-ahead side dish to bring on a picnic or take to a potluck. Or pack it for lunch or enjoy it as a light dinner.

active: 20 mins
total: 20 mins
Servings: 4


  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa, cooled
  • 2 medium avocados, chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 scallion, sliced


    Step 1

    Whisk lime juice, oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Add quinoa, avocados, tomatoes, cucumber, cilantro and scallion; stir gently until combined.


To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups Per Serving: 414 calories; protein 9.2g; carbohydrates 44.1g; dietary fiber 11.7g; sugars 4.4g; fat 24.6g; saturated fat 3.3g; vitamin a iu 721.8IU; vitamin c 21.9mg; folate 155.6mcg; calcium 58.3mg; iron 3.1mg; magnesium 134.7mg; potassium 967.9mg; sodium 312.9mg; thiamin 0.3mg. Exchanges:

5 fat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable


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