© Sarah Bolla
Active Time
20 MIN
Total Time
45 MIN
Serves : 4

Creamy avocado, onion sprouts, and quinoa combine together in this lemony pilaf.  Slideshow: More Recipes With Avocado

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a fine mesh sieve, rinse the quinoa under cold water and strain. Combine the quinoa, water and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce the heat, and gently simmer for 12-15 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer the quinoa to a strainer to drain out the remaining cooking liquid. Spread onto a baking sheet in one even layer and refrigerate until it has chilled, about 25 minutes.

Step 2    

Combine the mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper olive oil in a small bowl, and whisk to combine. In a bowl toss together the cooled quinoa, avocado, onion sprouts, and chopped parsley. Pour in the dressing and lightly toss to combine.

Step 3    

To serve, place the quinoa mixture into a tea cup sized bowl and gently pack it to form a perfect round shape. Turn quinoa out onto plate, season with flaky sea salt. Serve.

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