Quinoa Salad with Corn and Black Beans

Quinoa, this ancient seed is rich in protein, fiber, Riboflavin (b 2), iron, magnesium, and it is gluten free.
By Sawsan Abu Farha

Quinoa Salad with Corn and Black Beans

Quinoa Salad with Corn and Black Beans
 
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Quinoa, this ancient seed is rich in protein, fiber, Riboflavin (b 2), iron, magnesium, and it is gluten free.
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Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn
  • Cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped and packed
Instructions
  1. Rinse the quinoa well.
  2. Cook it according to package instructions: add 2 cups water to 1 cup washed quinoa, bring to a boil, and then simmer for about 18-20 minutes
  3. In a large bowl, add beans, corn,tomatoes, cilantro,olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Stir together, then fold in quinoa.
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