Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

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"This is my favorite summer recipe from the Moosewood cookbook credited above. I am on vacation without the recipe and FOUND IT ON BIG OVEN!!!!!
A great salad with high protein quinoa instead of high carb pasta. Cilantro and jalapeno add a special zest. Will serve with steamed shrimp tonight."

- phyllissoine

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Ingredients

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1 1/2 c Black beans; (15-oz can)
1 c Water
1 ds salt and pepper; to taste
1 tb Fresh cilantro; finely
1/4 ts Ground coriander
1 c Bell peppers; diced
1/4 ts Cumin
1 ts olive oil
4 ts Lime juice
2 c Tomatoes; diced
2 ts Fresh green chiles; minced
1/3 c Quinoa
2 tb Scallions; minced

Original recipe makes 4

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Preparation

1. Rinse the quinoa well in a sieve under cool running water. In a saucepan, bring water to boil, add quinoa, cover, and simmer on low heat until all of the water is absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 10-15 mins. Allow to cool for 15 mins. 2. In small bowl, combine oil, lime juice, cumin, coriander, cilantro and scallions. Stir in beans, tomatoes, peppers and chiles. Add cooled quinoa, and salt and pepper and combine thoroughly. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with lemon or lime wedges. Per 11-oz serving: 197 calories, 2.8g fat (13%CFF) 0 chol, 389mg sodium Suggestions: Serve as side dish with "Seitan Fajitas" or as main dish with "Zucchini with Cilantro Sauce" or soup. Contributor: "Moosewood Restaurants Low-Fat Favorites" Preparation Time: 00:30 Posted to Digest eat-lf.v097.n016 by Cathleen on Jan 16, 1998

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This is my favorite summer recipe from the Moosewood cookbook credited above. I am on vacation without the recipe and FOUND IT ON BIG OVEN!!!!! A great salad with high protein quinoa instead of high carb pasta. Cilantro and jalapeno add a special zest. Will serve with steamed shrimp tonight.
phyllissoine 1 year ago
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