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🥣Zesty Quinoa Salad🐥

Ingredients:


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more to taste
  • 1 ½ cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 5 green onions, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste


Instructions:


1Bring quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 10 to 15 minutes. Set aside to cool.


2Whisk olive oil, lime juice, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, and red pepper flakes together in a bowl.


3Combine quinoa, tomatoes, black beans, and green onions together in a bowl. Pour dressing over quinoa mixture; toss to coat. Stir in cilantro; season with salt and black pepper. Serve immediately or chill in refrigerator.


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