Foolproof Lime Cumin Quinoa

By Indira @ illcookyouwash
June 17, 2014
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Author Notes: A quick & simple Quinoa salad recipe perfect for summer. Can be eaten hot or cold as a main dish or side dish. Vegetarian, Gluten-free and ridiculously delicious.Indira @ illcookyouwash

Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

For the Quinoa

  • 3/4 cup Quinoa, dried
  • 1/2 cup Black beans, cooked
  • 1/3 cup Bell Peppers, diced (any colour or a combination)
  • 2 small Tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Corn
  • 1/4 cup Shallots, chopped

For the Vinaigrette

  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed Lime Juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground Cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground Black Pepper

Directions

  1. Cook Quinoa according to package directions.
  2. Whisk Vinaigrette ingredients until thoroughly combined.
  3. Add all other ingredients to cooked quinoa along with vinaigrette and stir until combined.
  4. Refrigerate overnight to allow flavours to absorb, or eat immediately if you're very hungry.

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