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quinoa bowl

Quinoa and Avocado Bowl

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian


These quinoa and avocado bowls are filled with a rainbow of veggies and plenty of flavor! This is an easy, prep-friendly recipe that is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner!


  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed (or 3 cups cooked)
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh (or frozen) sweet corn
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese or queso fresco
  • 1 15oz can black beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1/4 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Optional Vinaigrette

  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice


  1. Cook the quinoa in the water and vegetable broth according to package directions.
  2. Add the cooked quinoa to the bottom of the bowls.
  3. Top with avocado, tomatoes, cheese, beans, corn, cabbage, and carrots. (Note: You can heat the beans and corn before adding to the bowl if desired. Simply warm in the microwave for 30-45 seconds.)
  4. If using the dressing, whisk together the honey, apple cider vinegar, adobo sauce, and lime juice. Drizzle over the bowl.
  5. Garnish with cilantro and add salt and pepper to taste.


This bowl can be served warm or cold. It’s a great recipe to pack for lunch!

Keywords: quinoa and avocado bowl