Good Morning America Recipes

Toasted Quinoa, Chicken, Corn, & Avocado Salad

Fill Up on a Healthy and Delicious Salad

GMA Recipes
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 1 cup cucumbers peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cup chicken, cooked, shredded
  • 1 cup red pepper, seeded, diced
  • ¾ cup corn kernels, roasted
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • *4 tablespoons Simple Lemon Vinaigrette
  • ½ avocado, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • *Lemon Vinaigrette
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic, chopped
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking Directions

    Combine all ingredients. Whisk well

    Place cucumbers in a bowl. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Let sit for 5 minutes. Drain

    Add quinoa, chicken, red pepper, corn, scallions, and cilantro. Gently mix. Add the vinaigrette and adjust seasonings with salt and pepper. Fold in the avocado


    For a spicier salad, add 1 teaspoon chopped chipotle in adobo sauce or chopped fresh jalapeno

    Nutrition Facts per Serving: 250 calories, 14g protein, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 30g carbohydrate, 5g fiber, 26mg cholesterol, 89mg sodium, 9 glycemic load

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    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: quinoa, chicken, corn, avocado

    Course: Salad

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