🥣Zesty Quinoa Salad🐥


    • 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



    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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