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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 6

Quinoa, Black Bean and Roasted Corn Salad

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This Simple Truth® and Simple Truth Organic® recipe for Quinoa, Black Bean and Roasted Corn Salad will be sure to sweeten up any meal you serve it with.

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1 1/2 cups Simple Truth Organic® Quinoa

1 1/2 cups Simple Truth Organic® Black Beans

1 1/2 cups roasted corn (cut from about 2 large ears)

1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper

1 roasted poblano pepper, seeded and minced

Simple Truth Organic® Fresh Cilantro


For dressing:

6 Tbsp. fresh lime juice

1 tsp. salt

1 1/4 tsp. Simple Truth Organic® Ground Cumin

1/3 cup Simple Truth Organic® Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  1. In a bowl, wash quinoa in at least 5 changes of cold water, rubbing grains and letting them settle before pouring off most of the water, until water runs clear. Drain in a large, fine sieve.

  2. Cook quinoa according to package directions.

  3. Transfer quinoa to a large bowl and cool. Add beans, corn, bell pepper, poblano pepper and cilantro and toss well.

  4. Make dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, salt and cumin, and add oil in a stream, whisking.

  5. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss well with salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Salad can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Bring salad to room temperature before serving.

  7. Refrigerate any leftovers.



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