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Black Bean and Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maytha Smith
Added: Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well under water rinse clear
- 1/3 cup lime juice
- 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped
- 1/2 Tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 2 cups canned black beans, rinsed and drained
- 3 greens onions, white and green parts, sliced thinly
- 1/2 cup peeled and diced jicama
- 1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds
- 3 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro - Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
- Cook quinoa according to directions until tender. The seeds should retain their pleasant "pop" or "crunch".
- Drain any excess water and cool to room temperature.
- While the quinoa cooks, mix lime juice, garlic, cumin and a pinch of salt. Slowly add olive and canola oil and whisk until the dressing comes together.
- Toss the cooled quinoa, black beans, onions, jicama, pumpkin seeds and cilantro together and mix gently with the desired amount of dressing. ENJOY!
Note that extra dressing can be kept for up to a week in the refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great recipe for a balanced vegetarian meal.
Quinoa is a highly nutritious grain that provides complete protein and lots of minerals.

 

 

 

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