Susan jung’s recipes for quinoa, the superfood that can taste supergood (yes, really) _ post magazine _ south china morning post

Nutritionists love quinoa because it’s a superfood: low in calories but high in protein, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Avocado egg rolls recipe cheesecake factory I like it for its unusual light texture – and because it tastes good. Egg stuffed avocado recipes For light but filling meals, try these easy quinoa recipes (each serves four).


To remove the quinoa’s bitter coating, place it into a fine-meshed sieve and rinse thoroughly under cool running water, then drain. Baked avocado and egg Boil a pot of salted water, add the quinoa and simmer until cooked. Avocado with egg recipes Drain, but do not rinse. Avocado and egg pizza Return the quinoa to the pan and set aside to cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally to dissipate the steam. Egg and avocado breakfast ideas Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and sprinkle lightly with salt and combine thoroughly. Recipes with avocado and egg Bring another pot of salted water to the boil, blanch the sugar peas for 30 seconds, then drain.

Peel the shrimp, leaving the heads on. Baked avocado and egg recipe Finely chop the anchovies and mix into the butter. Avocado and egg pizza recipe Dice the red pepper into 8mm cubes. Avocado and egg for weight loss Slice the shallot and chop the garlic.

Melt the anchovy butter in a skillet and sauté the shrimp until they are pink and curling, then use a slotted spoon to transfer them to a bowl. Baked egg and avocado recipe In the skillet, sauté the shallot and garlic for about 30 seconds, then add the red pepper and cook for another minute, stirring often. Egg white and avocado Use a slotted spoon to remove the ingredients to a separate bowl.

Boil salted water in a medium-sized pan and stir in the vinegar. Avocado egg rolls recipe healthy Use a wooden spoon to swirl the boiling water and create a vortex. Healthy egg and avocado recipes Crack an egg into a small bowl and gently slide it into the middle of the vortex. Is avocado and egg good for you Continue to stir the water, taking care not to break the egg. Boiled egg and avocado (The swirling water should help the egg white cling to the yolk, making for a tidier poached egg.) Once the egg is poached, use a slotted spoon to lift it out of the water and place on a paper towel-lined tray to drain. Eggs and avocado healthy recipe Poach the other eggs in the same way.

Divide the quinoa between four bowls. Egg and avocado recipes Arrange the shrimp, peppers and sugar peas in separate piles on the quinoa, and place the egg in the centre. Avocado and egg for face Drizzle with anchovy butter from the skillet, season with ground black pepper, and serve immediately.

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Avocado and egg toast recipe Put the pumpkin seeds in a bowl, drizzle with cooking oil and mix with your hands until the seeds are lightly coated, adding more oil if necessary. Baked avocado and eggs Add the curry powder, sugar and piment d’espelette or cayenne pepper, and mix well. Salad with egg and avocado Taste a pumpkin seed and adjust the seasonings, if necessary. Baked avocado and eggs recipe Line a baking tray with aluminium foil and add the pumpkin seeds in a thin layer. Fried egg and avocado Place the tray in the oven and bake, stirring occasion­ally, until the seeds are fragrant and lightly toasted. Egg white and avocado breakfast Cool to room temperature.

Use a mandoline to thinly slice the radishes, placing the shavings in a bowl of ice water to curl and become crisp. Healthy avocado and egg recipes Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and sprinkle evenly with a little salt.

Cut the avocadoes in half, remove the pits and scoop out the flesh with a large spoon. Avocado and egg salad recipes Lay the halves flat-side down on a cutting board and cut into 5mm-thick slices using a thin-bladed knife.

Divide the quinoa between four bowls and smooth the surface. Hard boiled egg and avocado recipes Lay half an avo­cado over each portion, pressing down gently so the slices fan out slightly. Egg and avocado breakfast sandwich Share out the cherry tomatoes and add a dollop of yogurt to each bowl. Avocado and egg for hair Scatter with the radish shavings, sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds and serve immediately.