Black Quinoa with Avocado, Almonds, and Honey

Black quinoa (like red) has a firmer texture than the white variety, and makes a great alternative to breakfast cereal. Soft avocado provides a great contrast.
Martha Stewart Living, January 2011
  • Yield Serves 6
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  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup black quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 1 thinly sliced avocado
  • 6 tablespoons sliced toasted almonds
  • 6 tablespoons honey


  1. Bring water and salt to a boil. Whisk in grains. Return to a boil. Reduce
    heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 15
    to 17 minutes. Let stand for
    5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and top with almond milk, avocado, almonds, and honey.

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