Vegan Quinoa Avocado Salad

JalapeƱos are the most popular chile peppers in the US. This is probably due to the availability and versatility of the chile. JalapeƱos have a balanced combination of flavor and heat. The demand for these have caused breeders to develop a broad range of varieties.

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1 cup diced pineapple
1 tablespoon vegan mayonnaise (or regular if you are not vegan)
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 lime, zested
1/4 – 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup cooked quinoa
1 avocado, cubed
1/2 jalapeno, seeded and minced
salt, to taste

Combine ingredients in a large bowl and mix (adding avocado last). Season with salt to taste.

Slightly adapted from a recipe from