Quinoa Black Bean Salad
Why I Love This Recipe
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.
Ingredients You'll Need
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.