Quinoa Avocado & Citrus Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 cups, cooked Red Quinoa
  • 2 small avocados
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 orange, peeled & chopped into very small pieces
  • 1/3 cup sliced toasted almonds
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • citrus vinaigrette
  • salad greens

Preparation

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions.
  • Peel avocados and chop 1 avocado into small pieces. Mash remaining avocado. Combine avocado pieces with quinoa, onion, orange pieces and almonds in a large bowl. Combine mashed avocado with orange juice, oil and honey; stir until well blended. Add seasoned salt and pepper to taste. Stir into the avocado quinoa mixture until completely blended.
  • Spray four, 4 ounce custard cups with cooking spray. Pack mixture into cups firmly. Cover with plastic wrap pressing to cover entire surface; refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Unmold onto salad plates; drizzle salad and plate lightly with vinaigrette. Top with salad greens.

*Cooking tip: This recipe can substitute any RiceSelect Quinoa product, including White Quinoa, Red Quinoa, or Tri-Color Quinoa.