Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced scallions
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 2 teaspoons minced jalapeno chiles
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Cook the quinoa in the water. Allow to cool slightly.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the oil, lime juice, cumin, coriander, cilantro and scallions.
  3. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, corn and chilies.
  4. Add the cooled quinoa.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve cold.
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