Quinoa, avocado & beans Summer salad

Quinoa, avocado & beans Summer salad

After the lockdown and two laptops breakdown, I am finally back into blogging with this delicious and healthy quinoa, avocado and cannellini beans salad.

Dramatic purple tomatoes, Italian cannellini beans ( you can use ordinary white beans ) red onions, Greek basil, avocado, cold pressed extra-virgin olive oil and quinoa make this salad bursting with flavour and nutrients.

Ingredients

  • 40 gr of quinoa
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1/3 tin of cannellini beans ( drained )
  • 1 medium purple tomato
  • Few thin slices of red onion
  • A dash of extra-virgin olive oil
  • A dash of lemon juice
  • Few sprigs of Greek basil
  • Sea salt to taste
  • A dash of black pepper (optional)

Method

  • Simply cook the quinoa according to the packet instruction.
  • In the meantime prepare the salad with the drained tomatoes cannellini beans, the avocado, the purple tomato, the finely sliced onion and the Greek basil finely chopped.
  • Season with sea salt, olive oil, pepper and a dash of lemon juice, then add the quinoa once it is cooked and stir well. Enjoy!


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