How to make it

  • Bring water and salt to a rolling boil in a large pot.
  • Add quinoa and reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and fluff with fork before cooling to room temperature.
  • In a large serving bowl, combine beans, tomatoes and peppers.
  • Add quinoa and toss mixture together.
  • In a small bowl or pitcher, whisk together oil, lime juice, spices, cilantro and scallions.
  • Pour dressing over the salad, toss once more and chill 8-12 hours before serving.
  • This keeps well at room temperature for hours and is great for lunch the day after.

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    " It was excellent "
    Mamacole ate it and said...
    This salad was awesome! I recommend following the instructions on the quinoa package as far as preparing the quinoa. I think the recipe call for too much water. Be ready to share this is a large recipe, but great tasting and healthy.
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    " It was excellent "
    eggchef ate it and said...
    freaking awesome salad anybody who tries itt should easily fall in love with it
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    " It was excellent "
    jenniferbyrdez ate it and said...
    Nice one. Thank you Jojo.
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  • jo_jo_ba 10 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 224.4
    Total Fat: 3.1 g
    Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
    Sodium: 176.8 mg
    Total Carbs: 38.7 g
    Dietary Fiber: 8.9 g
    Protein: 10.5 g
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