Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad

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  • Published Jan 14th
  • Ready In1h
  • Servings6
  • Calories225
This recipe is simple, refreshing, and easy to adapt to suit your specific tastes!

Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad for 6 servings:

  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/2 avocados - peeled, pitted, and diced, or more to taste
  • 1/2 large pomegranate, peeled and seeds separated, or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In1h

To cook Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad within 1 hour . The following are the steps to cook Avocado, Pomegranate, and Quinoa Salad easily:

  1. 1 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, about 12 to 15 minutes.
  2. 2 Spread quinoa onto a baking sheet and cool to room temperature, at least 30 minutes.
  3. 3 Transfer quinoa to a large bowl and gently fold in avocado and pomegranate seeds. Drizzle olive oil over quinoa mixture and toss to coat; mix in cilantro and lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 225 calories; 11.5 grams of fat; 28.5 grams of carbohydrates; 5.5 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 9 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 30th 2019

    YUM. I made it as written except I had a ripe mango which I added.

  2. Dec 23rd 2017

    Easy to make - I had a pomegranate and an avocado, but didn’t even think of pairing them. Thanks for the idea!!!

  3. Nov 14th 2017

    This is pretty tasty. "To taste" meant a lot more pomegranate in my life. I had to add salt, too.

  4. Nov 13th 2017

    With the changes I've made, I will definitely make this salad again. The only addition necessary in order to get rid of any blandness was kosher salt. I added oil and kosher salt to the tast ...

  5. Sep 21st 2017

    I brought this room temp salad to a baseball tailgate tonight. My friends and my husband LOVED this salad and finished every bite... passing the bowl back and forth until it was gone. They r ...

  6. Mar 11th 2015

    Made this last night for dinner! It was great! The only change I made was substituting broth for water when cooking the quinoa for more flavor and I added some salt. Remember to rinse the q ...

  7. Feb 10th 2015

    So yummy! Pomegranates were not available when I made this so I just left them out and it was still incredible. Definitely a recipe for an avocado lover

  8. Jan 11th 2015

    My first review ever as I had to say how good this salad is! Made it just as written, no need to change a thing!

  9. Aug 2nd 2014

    Delicious fresh dish! Makes a great side for a picnic or other get-together.