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Super Food Mexican Quinoa Salad

This healthy Mexican quinoa recipe uses only 5 ingredients and comes together in under 20 minutes. It’s quick, easy and super delicious…

 

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained
  • 1 3/4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh or canned)
  • 1-pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 avocado, optional, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pan or skillet over medium-high heat and sautÈ onion until softened. 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and cook for another 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant, then add quinoa, beans, and corn.
  3. Pour in vegetable broth and stir together.
  4. Season with cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  5. Bring mixture to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and let simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until quinoa is tender, but still, al dente and liquid is mostly absorbed.
  6. Stir lime juice into quinoa and add tomatoes, avocado (optional) and cilantro.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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