Quinoa Salad

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Quinoa Salad

Quinoa has gotten a bad rap, but this salad changes everything. You will get a burst of flavor with every bite.   The nuts give it a great crunch, while the avocados give it a creamy texture.  This is a must try. 

1 Cup Quinoa
2 Cups Broth
¼ Cup Green Pepper – Chopped
¼ Cup Red Onion – Chopped
¼ Cup Tomato – Chopped
1Can (15.5oz) Black Beans
1 Avocado – Chopped

1/4 Cup Almonds – Toasted & Chopped
1TBSP Cilantro – Chopped
Zest of 1 Lime
1 TBSP Lime Juice
3 TBSP Olive Oil
1 ½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Pepper


In a medium saucepan, cook the quinoa in the broth following the manufacturers directions.  Set aside.  In a medium bowl, combine the green pepper, red onion, tomato and avocado.In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper.  Whisk to combine.When the quinoa is cool, add it to the vegetables and gently toss.  Add the dressing.  Add the black beans and fold in.Serve room temperature. 

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