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Superfoods quinoa salad with avocado, spinach and tomatos. Tossed in a zesty Greek vinaigrette for meatless lunch (GF) | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Avocado, Tomato, and Spinach Quinoa Salad


Description

Hearty quinoa salad with avocado, tomato, and spinach. It makes for one healthy and light side dish. Not to mention it requires minimal ingredients.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa, cooled*
  • 1 cup roughly chopped fresh spinach
  • 3/4 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 2 avocados, pitted and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped basil

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/21 lemon, juiced**
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, toss all ingredients with the dressing. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  2. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes before serving. If making the salad ahead, leave the avocado out and add just before serving.

Dressing

  1. Whisk all the ingredients together until combined. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.

Notes

*white or rainbow quinoa can be used
**start off with juice of 1/2 lemon and add more according to personal taste

Keywords: healthy, vegetables, light, meatless