Monica Auslander of Essence Nutrition Registered Dietitians has an awesome recipe for stuffing avocados with a quinoa salad mixture – yum:
Avocados Stuffed With Quinoa Salad
Recipe by Monica Auslander
1/4 cup dry quinoa
1/2 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup chopped spinach
1 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp dijon mustard
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp honey
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp garlic powder
Cook the quinoa to package instructions and set aside.
Dice the cilantro and spinach.
Combine with mustard, lemon juice, honey, cumin, and garlic. Add one tablespoon of water to the dressing until it is homogenous. Add tomatoes and chickpeas to the quinoa.
Pour dressing over the quinoa mixture until it is evenly coated. Cut the avocado in half and remove pit. Top with even parts of quinoa salad.