Chourico and Quinoa Salad

Mikekey *


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


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 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
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    link chourico sausage, sliced into rounds
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Chourico and Quinoa Salad


  1. Mix avocado, tomatoes and parsley in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. Place 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.
  3. As 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.
  4. Once the quinoa is done, place the finished quinoa in the skillet with the chourico.
  5. Fry the quinoa and chourico in the skillet on high heat for about 5 minutes until the chourico has browned.
  6. Once 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.
  7. Serve warm.

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About Chourico and Quinoa Salad

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

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