Southwestern Quinoa Salad

This recipe is from Relish magazine that has a ton of great recipes. It is super easy to make. I used a can of black beans and frozen corn. The lime cilantro vinaigrette gives it a very fresh flavor!

Southwestern quinoa

1 cup quinoa, cooked accordingly

1 can black beans, drained

2 cups corn (frozen is fine, cook for 2-4 minutes in water)

1 orange or red bell pepper, diced

1 jalapeno, seeded and diced

6 T. fresh lime juice

2 t. ground cumin

1/2 t. chili powder

1 t. salt

1/2 cup olive oil

1/3 cup chopped cilantro

Let quinoa cool after cooking. Mix drained beans, cooked corn, bell pepper and jalapeño. Add quinoa. Mix lime juice with spices and add olive oil. Pour over salad and add cilantro.

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