Quinoa with Avocado and Pumpkin Seeds

Quinoa with Avocado and Pumpkin Seeds

Quinoa with Avocado and Pumpkin Seeds

  • Serves: 4
  • Total Time:17 minutes
  • Active Time:10 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup shelled¬†pumpkin seeds
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Sea salt

Directions

  1. Rinse the quinoa thoroughly then strain. Heat the water in a saucepan and when it boils, add the quinoa. Lower the heat and simmer gently for 15 minutes or until soft, adding more water as necessary.
  2. Meanwhile heat a skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil. Add the pumpkin seeds and cook over low heat until they become fragrant and begin to change color, about 2 minutes.
  3. Top each serving of quinoa with slices of avocado, a tablespoon of the pumpkin seeds and olive oil and a pinch of sea salt.