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Quinoa mexican salad

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I have fallen in love with quinoa lately! This ancient grain is so tasteful and versatile. On top of that it is packed with nutrients and is rich in protein. Today I present you a salad inspired by Mexico! It is tasteful, filling and you can have it as a light meal too. I forgot to add avocado. It would have matched perfectly. This salad is perfect even if you eat it after 2-3 days!
Have a lovely weekend, my dear friends!

Μεξικάνικη σαλάτα με κινόα
Μεξικάνικη σαλάτα με κινόα

½ cup red quinoa
3 cups vegetable broth
100gr. Corn
100gr. Red beans, cooked
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
Parsley, finely chopped
2 Tbsp olive oil
Juice of ½ lemon
1 tsp cumin
Salt and pepper

Μεξικάνικη σαλάτα με κινόα
Μεξικάνικη σαλάτα με κινόα

Rinse quinoa thoroughly. Strain well and set aside. Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil and toast quinoa for 1 minute. Pour broth and when it comes to a boil, lower heat and let simmer with the lid on. When liquid is absorbed, remove from heat and after 5 minutes fluff quinoa with a fork. In a bowl mix veggies with quinoa and pour over olive oil, lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!

Μεξικάνικη σαλάτα με κινόα
Μεξικάνικη σαλάτα με κινόα