BLT-A quinoa salad


  • 1 cup dry Quinoa, prepare according to package directions
  • 4 ounces turkey bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes, sliced in half
  • a handful of chopped Cilantro or Italian Parsley
  • 1/4 cup diced Green Onion
  • 1 Avocado, diced and toss with lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Avocado or Olive Oil
  • Garlic Salt to taste
  • Cracked Black Pepper to taste
  • a few handfuls spinach
  • a few ounces of Feta Cheese

Prepare quinoa, let it cool. Mix lemon juice, vinegar and oil with quinoa in a medium bowl. Add the bacon, tomatoes, cilantro and green onion and combine well. Season to taste with garlic salt and pepper. Add more lemon juice and vinegar if desired. Gently mix in the avocado. Plate the quinoa salad and top with mixed greens and some feta cheese before serving.

Source: Family Fresh Cooking


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