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Quinoa Salad With Avocado, Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomatoes

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $4.3 One serving costs about $4.3

$4.30 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:93%

Spoonacular Score: 93%

 

Quinoa Salad With Avocado, Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomatoes takes around 45 minutes from beginning to end. For $4.3 per serving, you get a main course that serves 2. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 718 calories, 20g of protein, and 35g of fat per serving. Head to the store and pick up herb seasoning, avocado, honey, and a few other things to make it today. This recipe is liked by 1 foodies and cooks. It is brought to you by Foodista. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 92%, which is excellent. Users who liked this recipe also liked Quinoa Salad With Avocado, Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomatoes, Pasta Salad With Asparagus, Corn and Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Lemon Quinoa Salad with Pistachios & Sun-Dried Tomatoes.

Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Gruener Veltliner are great choices for Salad. Sauvignon Blanc and Gruner Veltliner both have herby notes that complement salads with enough acid to match tart vinaigrettes, while a Chardonnay can be a good pick for creamy salad dressings. One wine you could try is Nickel & Nickel Truchard Vineyard Chardonnay. It has 4.7 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 36 dollars.

Nickel & Nickel Truchard Vineyard Chardonnay

Nickel & Nickel's 2000 Truchard Vineyard Chardonnay is the second wine of this varietal to be introduced in the Nickel and Nickel portfolio. Produced in Carneros, a cool and breezy appellation renowned for producing noteworthy Chardonnay, the wine offers aromas of tropical fruit and sweet oak. A touch of malolactic fermentation brings forth ripe pineapple, pear, apple, citrus notes on the palate, which are accented by hints of vanilla and spice from the oak. The wine's lovely texture and bright acidity meld into a lengthy and flavorful finish.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup asparagus
asparagus
1
1  avocado
avocado
1
1  garlic clove
garlic clove
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps honey
honey
0.5
0.5  lemon (juice)
lemon (juice)
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1 cup
1 cup quinoa
quinoa
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
1 tsp
1 tsp italian herb seasoning
italian herb seasoning
2
2  shallots
shallots
0.5 cup
0.5 cup dried sun tomatoes
dried sun tomatoes
1 cup asparagus
1 cup
asparagus
1  avocado
1
avocado
1  garlic clove
1
garlic clove
0.5 tsps honey
0.5 tsps
honey
0.5  lemon (juice)
0.5
lemon (juice)
2 Tbsps olive oil
2 Tbsps
olive oil
1 cup quinoa
1 cup
quinoa
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
1 tsp italian herb seasoning
1 tsp
italian herb seasoning
2  shallots
2
shallots
0.5 cup dried sun tomatoes
0.5 cup
dried sun tomatoes

Equipment

rice cooker
rice cooker
bowl
bowl
pot
pot
rice cooker
rice cooker
bowl
bowl
pot
pot


Instructions

  1. Rinse quinoa under cold running water for a minute or two to get rid of the bitter aftertaste.
  2. Transfer to a pot or rice cooker, add 2 cups of water, salt, cover and bring to a boil. Lower down the heat and cook 15 min or until water is absorbed.
  3. In another pot bring water to a boil, add asparagus and simmer 5-8 min or until soft.
  4. When ready cool down the quinoa and asparagus. Meanwhile chop all the veggie ingredients.
  5. Prepare the dressing by simply mixing all of its ingredients (lemon juice, 2 tbs olive oil, 1 garlic clove, 1 tsp italian seasoning, 1/2 tsp honey, pinch of salt) in a bowl.
  6. In a bowl combine quinoa, avocado, asparagus, sun dried tomatoes and shallots. Pour the dressing and mix until all is combined.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.30
Ingredient
1 cup asparagus
1 avocado
1 garlic clove
½ teaspoons honey
½ lemon (juice)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup quinoa
2 shallots
½ cups dried sun tomatoes
Price
$1.19
$1.50
$0.07
$0.04
$0.10
$0.33
$1.52
$0.28
$3.58
$8.60

Nutritional Information

Quickview
717 Calories
20g Protein
35g Total Fat
89g Carbs
100% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
717k
36%

Fat
35g
54%

  Saturated Fat
4g
30%

Carbohydrates
89g
30%

  Sugar
16g
18%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
627mg
27%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
20g
41%

Manganese
2mg
135%

Vitamin K
85µg
81%

Fiber
19g
78%

Folate
307µg
77%

Magnesium
272mg
68%

Copper
1mg
63%

Potassium
2173mg
62%

Phosphorus
595mg
60%

Iron
9mg
54%

Vitamin E
7mg
50%

Vitamin B6
0.96mg
48%

Vitamin B1
0.64mg
43%

Vitamin B2
0.65mg
39%

Vitamin C
30mg
37%

Vitamin B3
6mg
32%

Vitamin B5
2mg
29%

Zinc
4mg
29%

Vitamin A
949IU
19%

Selenium
11µg
16%

Calcium
150mg
15%

covered percent of daily need

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