Hello perfectly easy summer salad! Welcome to the table! 👩🏻🍳. Quinoa Black Bean Salad with Avocado.
1 cup of quinoa.
2 cups of water.
1/4 c extra virgin olive oil.
2 limes, juiced.
2 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp salt.
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes.
1 1/2 C halved cherry tomatoes.
1 avocado, pitted, chopped.
1 15 Oz can black beans, drained and rinsed .
5 scallions, finely chopped.
1/4 C chopped fresh cilantro .
Salt and pepper to taste.
1. Bring quinoa and water to boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to med-low, cover and simmer until quinoa is tender and water absorbed. About 10 min or so. Set aside to cool.
2. Whisk olive oil, lime juice, cumin, 1 tsp salt, and red pepper flakes in a bowl.
3. Combine all other ingredients (including quinoa, but not cilantro) in a bowl. Pour whisked dressing over quinoa mixture; toss to coat. Stir in cilantro, season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately or chill in fridge.