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Red Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

Red Quinoa & Black Bean Salad


Bring water to boil in a pot over medium high heat. Rinse quinoa well under cold running water. Add salt and quinoa to water, return to boil. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Transfer to colander to drain and cool slightly.

Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add quinoa. Taste and add salt if needed.

Let cool at least 30 minutes. Serve at room temperature.


  • 1 1/2 C water
  • 3/4 C red quinoa
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Zest & juice from 2 limes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 C frozen corn
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 C coriander, chopped
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