Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa Recipe

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Submitted by wolfpackgrrr

Makes 4 servings



Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa

Recipe Ingredients for Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa

2 teaspoons grated lime zest
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup quinoa
14 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
2 medium tomatoes, diced
4 scallions, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa

  1. Whisk together lime zest and juice, oil, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.

  2. Wash quinoa in 3 changes of cold water in a bowl, draining in a sieve each time.

  3. Cook quinoa in a medium pot of boiling water, uncovered, until almost tender, about 10 minutes. Drain in sieve, then set sieve in same pot with 1 inch of simmering water (water should not touch bottom of sieve). Cover quinoa with a folded kitchen towel, then cover sieve with a lid (don't worry if lid doesn't fit tightly) and steam over medium heat until tender, fluffy, and dry, about 10 minutes. Remove pot from heat and remove lid. Let stand, still covered with towel, 5 minutes.

  4. Add quinoa to dressing and toss until dressing is absorbed, then stir in remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.

Categories

Beans, Salads, Caribbean, Christmas, Boil, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 235.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
577
Calories from Fat
98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.9g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
13mg
1%
Potassium
1914mg
55%
Total Carbohydrates
94.6g
32%
Dietary Fiber
19.3g
77%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
28.3g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 16% Iron 41%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in thiamin
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