Quinoa Black Bean Salad
1 cup quinoa, washed & drained
2 cups water
1/4 cup olive oil
Juice of 2 fresh limes
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 can black beans, rinsed
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes (108-oz pkg), cut in half
5 green onions, finely chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
Salt & pepper to taste
1. Wash & rinse quinoa. In a saucepan, bring quinoa & water to a
boil. Reduce & simmer, cover & cook until all water is absorbed, about
10-15 minutes. Let cool.
2. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, cumin, and
red pepper flakes.
3. Combine cooled quinoa, beans, tomatoes, & onions in a large bowl.
Drizzle dressing over salad and toss with cilantro. Season with salt &
pepper and serve.
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