Quinoa Pico Salad

Lindsey Cook

By
@lindseyallyn

I made variations of this salad all summer. Recently, I took it to a pot luck and had everyone asking me for the recipe. Since it has always been one of those "a little of this, a little of that" recipes, I decided I should probably try to write some of it down. Friends definitely loved this one. For full post see: lindscooks.blogspot.com/...rite.html


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Serves:

10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
quinoa, uncooked
1 1/2 c
water
1/2
red onion, chopped
3
green onions, chopped
4
roma tomatoes, chopped
1 can(s)
black beans, drained
2
cobs of corn, kernels removed
1
hatch chile pepper, chopped
1
red bell pepper, chopped
2
limes, juiced
1 tsp
sea salt
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
cumin
1/2 c
cilantro, fresh, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add water to a sauce pan. Bring water to a boil, add in quinoa and let simmer until water is completely absorbed.
2
While quinoa is simmering, chop your vegetables. Add chopped vegetables to a bowl and pour in cooked quinoa.
3
Add lime juice, salt, and spices. Adjust spices to taste. Garnish with cilantro.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy