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This Portuguese chouriço and quinoa salad recipe (Salada de Quinoa com Chouriço), makes a very flavorful hearty meal.
Portuguese Chouriço and Quinoa Salad Recipe
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Portuguese Chouriço and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Portuguese Chouriço and Quinoa Salad Recipe

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1 cup of quinoa1 avocado sliced3 tablespoons of olive oil1 link of chouriço sliced1/2 cup of grape tomatoes2 drops of lemon juice1/4 cup of chopped parsleySalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)

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  • Slice the avocado into medium sized slices and the grape tomatoes into halves. Set them in a separate bowl aside with the chopped parsley.
  • Place the quinoa in a saucepan along with a tablespoon of olive oil and cook it on medium heat for about 12-15 minutes or until done.
  • As it is cooking place the sliced chourico on a skillet with the rest of the olive oil and let it cook on low heat until the quinoa is done.
  • Once the quinoa is done, place the finished quinoa in the saucepan onto the skillet.
  • Flash fry the quinoa and chouriço in the skillet on high heat for about 5 minutes until the chouriço has browned.
  • Once done place the chourico and quinoa into the bowl you placed aside with the tomatoes, avocado, and parsley and quickly toss them together in a bowl for serving.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste along with 2 drops of lemon juice for extra flavor.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com

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