3-Ingredient Quinoa Recipe

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I’m a huge fan of quinoa. It’s a healthy replacement for grains like rice and couscous, and it can be incorporated into so many different dishes. My favorite quinoa recipe is actually one I came up with on my own when I was throwing together random ingredients in my kitchen. It contains only three ingredients: quinoa, avocado, and feta cheese.

Quinoa, avocado, feta

To make, mash up half an avocado and mix into one serving of cooked quinoa. Add a pinch or two of crumbled feta, and stir to combine.

The combination of avocado and quinoa creates a consistency that’s extremely satisfying to eat, and the addition of feta adds the perfect hint of salt. This can be served hot or cold, and is just as excellent as a side dish as it is on its own. I seriously urge you to try this recipe. Jana had a taste a few months ago and she’s been hooked ever since!

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Meg -August 5, 2013, 8:47AM

Ummm…this sounds amazing!
I will have to try it.

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Juliette Laura -August 5, 2013, 9:52AM

Oh my goodness I have been looking for quinoa recipes! This is perfect, since I have all of the ingredients!

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Kari -August 5, 2013, 9:52AM

This sounds great – going to have to give it a try!

Gabriella -August 5, 2013, 1:20PM

OH MY LORD!
I am a celiac, but I can eat quinoa because it’s wheat & gluten free! It’s very rare that I find inventive celiac recipe’s on the net!
Amazing!
More please!

Lyndsay -August 5, 2013, 7:33PM

I literally eat this everyday :) I’m gluten intolerant, and hate cooking – so this is perfect for me. Adding lemon juice is my final step though. I love citrus with the salty feta and creamy avocado.

Natalie -August 6, 2013, 2:28AM

Oh my goodness just reading and looking at the pictures is making my mouth water!! Sounds SO good. I have recently found a love for quinoa so this is perfect!!!!
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Steffie -August 6, 2013, 9:58AM

Sounds delicious.. but I’m vegan :(
Does anyone have an idea for replacing the feta in something vegan?

Julenecakes -August 6, 2013, 5:02PM

Thanks for sharing! I’ve had zero luck so far when cooking with quinoa. This looks so easy and yummy! Will try tonight.

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Stacey -August 7, 2013, 12:44AM

Wonder if it would be good with goat cheese?

Rogue -August 7, 2013, 2:39PM

This sounds amazing, minus the cheese of course. I wouldn’t even replace it with anything, but you could use nutritional yeast instead. Not only is it vegan friendly, but also much healthier!

Julenecakes -August 8, 2013, 3:16PM

I tried this last night! Simple, yummy and healthy. Thanks again!

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