Cold Chicken Quinoa Avocado Salad

Cold Chicken Quinoa Avocado Salad
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup red quinoa
  • 2 avocados, peeled and mashed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pound cubed cooked chicken, chilled
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallions


  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool quinoa to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
  2. Mix mashed avocado, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until dressing is smooth.
  3. Combine quinoa, chicken, tomatoes, and scallions in a bowl; add avocado dressing and toss to coat.

04/24/2018
Cold Chicken Quinoa Avocado Salad, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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