Ingredients: 1 cup asparagus cut into few inch pieces,1 avocado,1 garlic clove minced,1/2 teaspoon honey or agave,1/2 Juice of lemon,2 tablespoons olive oil,1 cup quinoa,1/2 teaspoon salt,1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning,2 shallots,1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes
- Rinse quinoa under cold running water for a minute or two to get rid of the bitter aftertaste.
- Transfer to a pot or rice cooker, add 2 cups of water, salt, cover and bring to a boil. Lower down the heat and cook 15 min or until water is absorbed.In another pot bring water to a boil, add asparagus and simmer 5-8 min or until soft.When ready cool down the quinoa and asparagus. Meanwhile chop all the veggie ingredients.Prepare the dressing by simply mixing all of its ingredients (lemon juice, 2 tbs olive oil, 1 garlic clove, 1 tsp italian seasoning, 1/2 tsp honey, pinch of salt) in a bowl.In a bowl combine quinoa, avocado, asparagus, sun dried tomatoes and shallots.
- Pour the dressing and mix until all is combined.