Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad Recipe
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Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad

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"This recipe is simple, refreshing, and easy to adapt to suit your specific tastes!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, about 12 to 15 minutes.
  2. Spread quinoa onto a baking sheet and cool to room temperature, at least 30 minutes.
  3. Transfer quinoa to a large bowl and gently fold in avocado and pomegranate seeds. Drizzle olive oil over quinoa mixture and toss to coat; mix in cilantro and lemon juice.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 11, 2015

Made this last night for dinner! It was great! The only change I made was substituting broth for water when cooking the quinoa for more flavor and I added some salt. Remember to rinse the quinoa a few times to get rid of the bitter taste.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 21, 2015

This was a little too bland for us

 

6 Ratings

Aug 02, 2014

Delicious fresh dish! Makes a great side for a picnic or other get-together.

 
Feb 10, 2015

So yummy! Pomegranates were not available when I made this so I just left them out and it was still incredible. Definitely a recipe for an avocado lover

 
Jan 11, 2015

My first review ever as I had to say how good this salad is! Made it just as written, no need to change a thing!

 
Jan 10, 2015

Super hit at my dinner party. Refreshing. Easy. Colourful.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 6.4 g
  • 26%
  • Protein
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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