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Quinoa Salad Recipe

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A colorful salad that is sure to please the adventurous soul. All the flavors meld together to make a delicious salad that could be a light lunch or a side dish.
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 2 scallions, diced
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
Directions
PREP
15 mins
READY IN
15 mins
Pour quinoa into a fine mesh strainer or coffee filter and rinse well. Place in saucepan with water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed and grain appears translucent, about 15 minutes. Let cool.

Stir in beans, vegetables and parsley.

Drizzle salad with olive oil. Add juice from lemon and season with salt and pepper. Toss gently to mix and serve.

**NOTE: 1 cup of quinoa yields 4 cups cooked.

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"I brought this to Thanksgiving. I think a few people were a little scared with the quinoa and avocado, but those that tried it loved it."
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