Quinoa salad with avocado, roasted pineapple and pickled shallots

May 9, 2013

Quinoa salad with avocado and roasted pineapple-pickled shallots

Here’s a salad with a tropical flair that’s so satisfying, it can easily become a one-stop meal! The delicate quinoa, tossed with a handful of fresh mint leaves and tangy pickled shallots, provides the most wonderful background for the deliciously sweet roasted pineapple and creamy avocado.

Every forkful of this salad is an explosion of flavors – earthy, crunchy, tangy, sweet… a festival for the taste buds!

 Pickled shallots with fresh thyme

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Quinoa salad with avocado and roasted pineapple-pickled shallots

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Anita at Hungry Couple May 9, 2013 at 3:18 pm

Looks wonderful. I’ve been on a serious quinoa kick lately.

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Paula @ Vintage Kitchen Notes May 15, 2013 at 6:36 pm

The pineapple sounds like a great way to spice a quinoa salad a bit! Love the contrast of flavors, and pickled shallots… I must try them too.

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Angie@Angie's Recipes June 8, 2013 at 1:18 pm

An awesome quinoa salad, Viviane!

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Balvinder June 8, 2013 at 7:47 pm

Love to include quinoa in my salads.

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