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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 302.1
  • Total Fat: 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 429.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 10.0 g

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Quinoa and black bean salad

Submitted by: SIRDOG


Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    INGREDIENTS
    1-1/2 cups quinoa
    2 cups black beans, rinsed
    4 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
    1-1/2 cups cooked corn (fresh, canned or frozen)
    1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
    4 scallions, chopped
    3 stalks of celery, diced
    4 cloves garlic, minced fine
    1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
    1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine
    1/3 cup fresh lime juice
    1 tsp. salt
    3 tsp. ground cumin
    1/4 cup olive oil

Directions

DIRECTIONS
1. Rinse quinoa in a fine sieve under cold running water until water runs clear.
2. Put quinoa in a pot with 2-3/4 cups water.
3. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer 20 minutes or until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender.
4. Fluff quinoa with a fork and transfer to a large bowl and allow to cool.
5. While quinoa is cooking, in a small bowl toss beans with vinegar and salt and pepper to taste.
6. Add beans, corn, bell pepper, scallions, garlic, cayenne and coriander to the quinoa. Toss well.
7. In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, salt, cumin and add oil in a stream while whisking. Drizzle over salad and toss well with salt and pepper. Salad may be made a day ahead and refrigerated, covered. Bring to room temperature before serving.


Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SIRDOG.






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