How to Cook Quinoa Superfood Salad

I've adapted this recipe from IowaGirlEats blog. This is a delicious meal you can feel good about eating. Makes enough to pack leftovers for lunch!

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How to Cook Quinoa Superfood Salad Recipe
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Cook quinoa per package directions. Set aside.

Cook quinoa per package directions. Set aside.

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While quinoa is cooking, chop onion & cilantro. Open canned veggies. Rinse black beans. Drain oranges. Make Lemon Lime Vinaigrette (see my Snapguide for Lemon Lime Vinaigrette).

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Combine in a large serving bowl.

Combine in a large serving bowl.

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Cook shrimp in large skillet with butter or olive oil.

Cook shrimp in large skillet with butter or olive oil.

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While shrimp is cooking, dice avocado. Add cooked quinoa and diced avocado to bowl. Pour some vinaigrette over the top and lightly mix together. Salt & pepper to taste.

While shrimp is cooking, dice avocado. Add cooked quinoa and diced avocado to bowl. Pour some vinaigrette over the top and lightly mix together. Salt & pepper to taste.

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Spoon mixture into individual bowls and top with some shrimp. Enjoy! Makes 4 large servings.

Spoon mixture into individual bowls and top with some shrimp. Enjoy! Makes 4 large servings.

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I prefer it warm, but can be served cold as well. May replace shrimp with chicken or other meat. Or make it vegetarian and leave it off altogether!

I prefer it warm, but can be served cold as well. May replace shrimp with chicken or other meat. Or make it vegetarian and leave it off altogether!

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