Rating: 4.5 stars
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
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  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

This is a summer-favorite of my family. It has a great fresh flavor and is so easy for a weeknight meal. The avocado is a fun alternative to a mayo dressing. Serve alone, on top of lettuce, or in a whole wheat pita.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Mix mashed avocado, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until dressing is smooth.

  • Combine quinoa, chicken, tomatoes, and scallions in a bowl; add avocado dressing and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

311 calories; protein 24.6g; carbohydrates 17.7g; fat 16.5g; cholesterol 56.8mg; sodium 83.6mg. Full Nutrition
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