Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

Quinoa & Black Bean Salad
Serves 10
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Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
50 min
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
50 min
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  4. 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  5. 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  6. 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  7. 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  8. salt and pepper to taste
  9. 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  10. 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  11. 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute until lightly browned.
  2. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.
Notes
  1. TIP: Add chicken for a one-dish meal with a little more protein/bulk.
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