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Quinoa-Stuffed Avocado

Lunch Just Got More Fun With This Stuffed Avocado Salad

All the avocado-lovers out there will flip for this quick and easy vegan recipe. Once your quinoa is cooked, all you need to do is toss a handful of ingredients of a light and tangy oil-free dressing and stuff it in the center of an omega-3-rich avocado. This satisfying and delicious vegan-friendly lunch fills you up without weighing you down. Try it for yourself — chances are you all ready have the ingredients ready to go in your healthy kitchen.

Quinoa-Stuffed Avocado

From Lizzie Fuhr, POPSUGAR Fitness

Quinoa-Stuffed Avocado

Ingredients

  1. For the dressing:
    1 tablespoon lemon juice
    1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
    Pinch of oregano
  1. For the salad:
    2 tablespoons thinly sliced carrot
    2 tablespoons chopped red pepper
    1/4 cup spinach
    1/4 cup quinoa, cooked
    1 avocado, halved and pitted

Directions

  1. Combine the lemon juice, red wine vinegar, and oregano in a small bowl and whisk until combined. Add the carrot, red pepper, spinach, and quinoa to the small bowl and mix until all the ingredients are tossed in the dressing.
  2. Set up your halved avocado on a plate, and scoop out extra flesh if necessary. Divide the quinoa salad, and spoon it into the center of each avocado half. Eat up!


Source: Calorie Count

Nutrition

Calories per serving
509
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