Quinoa Guacamole

An easy crowd pleaser, and a super healthy and hearty recipe. Reviews claim it’s even better the second day, but I wouldn’t know since my family polished all off the first night. The original recipe called for 1/2 jalapeño pepper. If you like it spicy, give that a try.

photo courtesy of Food52.com

photo courtesy of Food52.com

Serves 4

2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled, and diced
Juice of 1 1/2 limes
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
3 cups cooked quinoa
1 garlic clove, crushed with a press or minced and ground into a paste
1 Roma tomato, diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup diced red onion
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne

In a medium bowl, mash together avocado, lime juice, and salt. Add remaining ingredients, then toss to combine well. Serve warm or cold.

Recipe adapted from Food52.com

 

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