Chourico and Quinoa Salad

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Mikekey *

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@Mikekey

Salada de Quinoa com Chourico. A Portuguese dish. You may substitute chorizo for the chourico.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1
avocado, peeled and chopped in medium size pieces
1/2 c
halved grape tomatoes
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsely
1 c
quinoa, uncooked
2 c
water
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1
link chourico sausage, sliced into rounds
1/2 tsp
lemon juice
salt and pepper, to taste

Step-By-Step

1Mix avocado, tomatoes and parsley in a large bowl and set aside.
2Place the quinoa in a saucepan along with water and 1 tablespoon of olive oil and bring to a boil. Cover and cook on medium-low heat for about 12-15 minutes or until done.
3As it is cooking place the sliced chourico in a skillet with the rest of the olive oil and let it cook on low heat until the quinoa is done.
4Once the quinoa is done, place the finished quinoa in the skillet with the chourico.
5Fry the quinoa and chourico in the skillet on high heat for about 5 minutes until the chourico has browned.
6Once done place the chourico and quinoa into the bowl with the tomatoes, avocado, and parsley and quickly toss them together. Add salt and pepper to taste along with lemon juice.
7Serve warm.

About Chourico and Quinoa Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Portugese