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    Black-Bean & Tomato Quinoa

    Black-Bean & Tomato Quinoa. Photo by Rita~

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    40 mins

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    20 mins

    Juenessa's Note:

    Quinoa (pronounced "keen-wa" ) is a a fast-cooking, protein-packed whole grain. This is a healthy and great tasting dish. Also, it is great for adding extras like avocado, corn, bell peppers or whatever you have on-hand that sounds good.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Whisk together lime zest and juice, butter, oil, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.
    2. 2
      Wash quinoa in 3 changes of cold water in a bowl, draining in a sieve each time.
    3. 3
      Cook quinoa in a medium pot of boiling salted water (1 tablespoon salt for 2 quarts water), uncovered, until almost tender, about 10 minutes.
    4. 4
      Drain in sieve, then set sieve in same pot with 1 inch of simmering water (water should not touch bottom of sieve).
    5. 5
      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.
    6. 6
      Remove pot from heat and remove lid.
    7. 7
      Let stand, still covered with towel, 5 minutes.
    8. 8
      Add quinoa to dressing and toss until dressing is absorbed, then stir in remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 31, 2007

      55

      Excellent! I loved this. I did omit the butter and sugar didn`t miss them at all. Avocado and garlic would be great in this. Enjoyed room temperature and chilled enjoyed room temp more. Thank you bunches!

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    Nutritional Facts for Black-Bean & Tomato Quinoa

    Serving Size: 1 (862 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 402.2
     
    Calories from Fat 111
    27%
    Total Fat 12.3 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 4.5 g
    22%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 16.8 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 59.7 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 12.9 g
    51%
    Sugars 3.1 g
    12%
    Protein 15.9 g
    31%

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    lime zest

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