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Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Quinoa Salad Recipe

(Cooking Time: 12 minutes Preparation Time: 8 minutes Servings: 4)

I have already used Quinoa for a few recipes, but this Quinoa salad is one of my favorites. This salad is super healthy and easy to make, but the taste is incredible. . I use nutritious quinoa and fresh ingredients like avocados, black beans, and black pepper.

 

Quinoa

 

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

 

    • Amount per Serving
    • Calories 281g
    • Fats: 8 g
    • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
    • Total Carbohydrate: 13g
    • Protein: 5g

 

 

Quinoa Salad

 

INGREDIENTS

 

    • ½ pound of quinoa
    • 2 ripe avocados
    • 1 small can of corn without added sugar
    • 1 can of canned black beans, 2 cups
    • 1 red onion
    • 1 bunch of cilantro
    • 2 limes
    • 2 tbsp of olive oil
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 1 pinch of ground black pepper

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

    • Rinse quinoa and cook according to package directions for about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain and let cool.
    • Peel and chop the onion. Peel the avocado, remove the pit and cut the flesh into cubes. Drain corn and beans.
    • Wash and chop the cilantro, then squeeze the juice from the lemons.
    • In a bowl, mix the corn, beans, onion, cilantro, quinoa, lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper.
    • Add the diced avocado and toss gently.
    • Serve and enjoy your salad!

 

 

Quinoa salad

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