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February 13, 2012

Quinoa, Guacamole Salad

1/2 cup quinoa
1 cup frozen veggies (corn, peas, carrots & green beans)

For the Guacamole:
1 ripe avocado
1 clove of garlic finely grated
2 tabs fresh minced parsley
2 scallions (green onions)

2 tabs lemon juice
1 tabs Extra virgin olive oil
Salt & pepper to taste

1. Cook the quinoa in the water, following the directions on the package. Let cool a bit.
2. Cook veggies in a pan on low heat until done. Let cool.

3. Right before serving, mash the avocado with a fork; add garlic, parsley, scallions, lemon juice, salt, pepper and the extra virgin olive oil. Stir the mixture into the veggies.

4. Combine quinoa with this mixture and adjust spices if needed before serving.

Makes: 2 servings, Preparation time: 20 minutes

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