This healthy quinoa salad goes together quick and easy. Mix with corn, black beans, bell peppers and tomatoes then kick it up with chili powder and cayenne pepper to give you a meal packed with protein and 1/3 of your vegetable RDA.
3cupscooked Earthly Choice quinoa
1can organic corn,drained
1can black beans,drained & rinsed
1cupred/yellow or orange bell pepper,chopped
1-2teaspoonschili powder,to taste
4Tablespoonslime juice or 2 limes,juiced
Salt & pepper to taste
Cook quinoa following package directions. 1 cup uncooked quinoa equals 3 cups cooked.
In a large bowl, combine corn, black beans, onion, peppers, tomatoes, cucumber, cilantro, chili powder and cayenne. Stir.
Add quinoa and mix well.
Toss with lime juice and salt and pepper to taste.
Let rest in refrigerator for 30 minutes or more to give the flavors time to combine.