Green Goodness Quinoa Salad | Mountain Cravings
Green Goodness Quinoa Salad
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Fresh tomatillos shine alongside avocado and quinoa, all tied together by salty-tangy cotija cheese - honest-to-goodness craveable salad.
Course: Salads
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 sides
Calories: 298 kcal
Recipe: Mountain Cravings
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 10 oz. tomatillos husked & rinsed, diced
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 jalapeƱo minced
  • 1/2 cup cotija cheese crumbled
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 t. coarse salt more to taste
  • sour cream for topping
  1. Combine quinoa and broth in a medium pot and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until quinoa is done, according to package directions.
  2. While quinoa is cooking, chop vegetables and combine in a large serving bowl. Add cotija, cilantro, lime juice, and salt.
  3. Set the quinoa pot in ice water. Stir to reduce the temperature to warm before adding to the serving bowl.
  4. Toss everything together and serve at room temp with sour cream for topping.