Quinoa Vegetable Salad With Beans

Quinoa Vegetable Salad With Beans


  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 large bell pepper diced
  • 1 can black beans rinsed
  • 6 scallions, white and green parts, sliced
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Rinse quinoa under warm water, several times, to remove saporin which is a bitter, natural pesticide found on quinoa.
  2. Cook quinoa in water with a pinch of salt until the seeds sprout a white tendril.
  3. Drain and set aside.
  4. Make the dressing.
  5. Place quinoa in a large bowl.
  6. Stir in dressing.
  7. Add cilantro, onions, red pepper and black beans.
  8. Serve at room temperature.

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