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Avocado with Quinoa Salad and Cheese

A healthy and nutritious option made easy with Devondale Tasty Cheese.

Serves 4
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes


  • 50g quinoa
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • sprinkle of paprika
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 avocados, cut in half and stone removed
  • 4 slices Devondale Tasty Cheese Slices


  1. Cook quinoa according to packet instructions and cool. Combine with parsley, mint, tomatoes, onion, oil, lemon juice and paprika. Season to taste.
  2. Spoon quinoa salad into avocado halves. Top with a slice of tasty cheese. Place under a hot grill for 5-8 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.


  • This recipe can also use Devondale Light n' Tasty or Mild All Rounder Cheese Slices.
  • For a delicious alternative, toast crusty bread and top with slices of avocado, quinoa salad and tasty cheese.
  • If your avocado halves are a little unbalanced and won't sit straight on the tray - use a small amount of scrunched foil to make a small ring base for the avocado to sit in.
  • Substitute quinoa for cous cous, if desired.