Black Quinoa With Avocado, Almonds, and Honey

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Recipe by kitty.rock

Black quinoa (like red) has a firmer texture than the white variety, and makes a great alternative to breakfast cereal. Soft avocado provides a great contrast. From Martha Stewart Living, January 2011 and

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups water
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup black quinoa
  • 1 12 cups almond milk
  • 1 thinly sliced avocado
  • 6 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds
  • 6 tablespoons honey


  1. Bring water and salt to a boil.
  2. Rinse dry quinoa well by placing in a sieve and rinsing with cold water until water runs clear.
  3. Whisk the grains into the boiling water.
  4. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 15 to 17 minutes.
  5. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  6. Fluff with a fork and top with almond milk, avocado, almonds, and honey.

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