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I saw this in a new food magazine I bought called Clean eating ! tried it and loved it!

Quinoa is a Ancient grain pronounced Keen-wah !

Quinoa is known to help with Migraine headaches, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.


  • 1Cup Quinoa washed & drained.
  • 2 Cups water
  • 1/4cup Olive oil
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1 tsp McCormick Cumin :)
  • 1/2 tsp Mccormick red pepper flakes
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed
  • 11/2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
  • 5 green onions finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup freash cilantro, chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Wash and rinse Quinoa.
  • In a sauce pan bring Quinoa and Water to boil- reduce and simer, covered and cook until all water is absorbed, 10 minutes. let cool.
  • In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, lime juice,cumin, red pepper flakes.
  • Combine cooled Quinoa, beans, tomatoes & onions in alarge bowl.
  • Drizzle dressing over salad and toss in cilantro.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Categories: Beans  Lunch  Pasta  Pasta  Salad  Side Dish 

Website Credit: www.cleaneatingmag.com

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