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Amazing Avocado Green Goddess Quinoa


  • Author: wellness sleuth
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Avocado Green Goddess Quinoa is one vegetarian dish that's sure to tantalize the tastebuds at any family gathering. This delicious, healthy dish features some of everyone’s favorite flavors such as avocado and quinoa that are a guaranteed hit every time. 


Ingredients

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2 c. quinoa
4 c. vegetable stock or water
1 medium ripe avocado, cut in half, seed discarded.
1/2 c. Greek yogurt or sour cream

1/2 c. fresh parsley
1/4 c. fresh basil (optional)

4 Green Onions, green part only (optional)
1 lemon, juiced
1 t. honey
1 medium red onion, finely diced
2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
2 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
Sea salt and black pepper to taste


Instructions

  1. Add quinoa and vegetable stock to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to simmer and cover pan with a lid. 

  2. Cook, covered, 10 to 12 minutes. Turn off heat and let quinoa sit, covered for an additional 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, scoop avocado flesh and add to blender. Add Greek yogurt, parsley, basil, green onions, lemon juice, and honey. Blend until smooth and creamy. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  4. Fluff quinoa with a fork and add to a serving bowl.  Toss with the avocado green goddess dressing.

  5. Add red onion, cherry tomatoes, and feta cheese. Stir lightly to combine.

  6. Can be served at room temp or chilled from the fridge. Enjoy!

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
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