quinoa gaucamole


This quick, easy, and delicious salad is a great way to use our product of the month FreshCooked grains, legumes and vegetables as a side for any main dish that has a kick of protein from the Quinoa.



  • 1 Package of FreshCooked White and Red Quinoa (250g)
  • 1 medium avocado (cubed)
  • 1 cup cucumber (chopped)
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes (sliced)
  • 1/3 cup yellow pepper (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup red onions (chopped)


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper


1. Combine quinoa, avocado, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, herbs and onion in a bowl

2. Whisk oil, lime juice, garlic, sugar, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper together in a separate bowl until well combined.

This recipe would be a great pair with a 4 oz piece of Salmon or chicken

Nutritional Information:

  • Makes 3 servings
  • Calories per serving: 210kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 21.5g Protein: 4g Fat: 12g