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.

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    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
    Step 1
    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.
    Step 2
    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.
    Step 3
    Place the quinoa salad in a bowl and top with the salmon and avocado slices. Serve immediately.
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    30 mins
    Prep Time: 
    15 mins
    Cook Time: 
    15 mins
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