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Quinoa Avocado Salad with Cardamom Cashew Butter

Quinoa Avocado Salad with Betsy's Best Cardamom Cashew Butter

A delicious spin to a quinoa dish, the zip of the cardamom mixed with the creamy avocado and cashew butter creates a salad to remember!  This colorful salad is packed with protein and fiber to keep you full all day long!

Recipe ingredients:

  • 1/2 c uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1 c water
  • 1/3 c diced red onion
  • 1/2 c fresh spinach, shredded
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 T Betsy’s Best Gourmet Cashew Butter with Cardamom
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, seeded, and chopped
  • 1/3 c crumbled feta cheese
  • spinach leaves for salad

Recipe Directions:

In a 1-1/2-quart saucepan combine quinoa and water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Transfer quinoa to a medium bowl. Add tomato, spinach, avocado and onion; stir to combine. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, Betsy’s Best Gourmet Cashew Butter and oil. Add to quinoa mixture; toss to coat.

Place spinach leaves on 4 salad plates. Spoon quinoa mixture over spinach greens. Sprinkle with some of the feta. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Please let us know what you think of Betsy's recipe for this quinoa avocado salad with cardamom cashew butter!


I just had this quinoa avocado salad for lunch. It was amazing and your cashew butter with cardamom was definitely the key ingredient. Keep these great and unique nut butter recipes coming please!

Posted by Quinoa Queen on June 27, 2017

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