Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
 
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels (I used one small can, drained)
  • 1-15 ounce can black beans, rinsed & drained
  • 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 and salt and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reducing heat to low, 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. Can be eaten warm or cold.
Notes
Recipe by The Baking Beauties at http://www.thebakingbeauties.com/2010/12/quinoa-and-black-beans.html