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Quinoa, Salmon and Avocado Salad

Quinoa, Salmon and Avocado Salad

Quinoa, Salmon and Avocado Salad is a dish full of heart healthy ingredients. Nutty warm quinoa is mixed with tomatoes, red onion, herbs and a tangy lime vinaigrette before being topped with rich salmon and creamy avocado.


Ingredients
1
cup
quinoa, rinsed and drained
3
tablespoons
Olive Oil
1 1/2
cups
cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2
cup
sliced red onion
1/4
cup
finely chopped cilantro
2
tablespoons
finely chopped scallion
2
large limes, juiced
1
tablespoon
white vinegar
1
pound
cooked salmon
1
avocado, sliced
*
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions
To prepare the Quinoa: Place the quinoa, 1 tablespoon oil and a pinch of salt in a medium pot. Add 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and let simmer for about 15 minutes or until the water has evaporated and quinoa is tender.
Mix the tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and scallions in a bowl. Add the lime juice, remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar and salt and pepper. Add the cooked quinoa and mix well.
Place the quinoa salad in a bowl and top with the salmon and avocado slices. Serve immediately.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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