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Author: The Singin’ Vegan
Recipe type: Appetizer
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 25 mins
Serves: 4

A quick and easy appetizer that packs some protein while still tasting light and fresh!


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • ¾ cup of cooked quinoa
  • ½ jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup of tomato, diced
  • ¼ cup of yellow cherry tomatoes, diced
  • ½ cup of cucumber, diced
  • 1 lime
  • Cilantro garnish
  • Pink salt, to taste


1. Cook quinoa according to directions on package (1:2 ratio of quinoa to water)
2. While quinoa is cooking, dice all of your vegetables and place in a medium sized bowl
3. Halve the avocados. Using your knife, score them into small pieces, leaving the skin intact. Add avocado to the bowl of vegetables.
4. Squeeze 1 lime over the bowl of ingredients (it helps to keep the avocado from oxidizing)
5. When the quinoa has finished cooking, add ¾ of a cup to the bowl and mix well
6. Salt to taste
7. Scoop ingredients in bowl back into the avocado skins, filling them generously.
8. Garnish with cilantro and enjoy!

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