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Creamy Avo Quinoa Salad

Author: Molly Patrick of Clean Food Dirty Girl


  • 2 cups cooked Quinoa 260g
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed well
  • 1 tomato seeds taken out and then diced (about 1 cup / 180g)
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely diced (35g)
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 35g
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced (discard the root and use the entire green onion)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped


  • 1/2 cup avocado about 1/2 of an average sized avo / 90g
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons Coconut Aminos
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • In a large mixing bowl, add the quinoa, black beans, tomato, red onion, sunflower seeds, green onion and cilantro. Gently stir and set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, add the avocado and mash well with a fork. Add the lime juice, Coconut Aminos, cumin, red pepper flakes and salt. Stir everything together.
  • Add the avocado mixture to the quinoa mixture and gently stir until the dressing is thoroughly incorporate.