Do you love quinoa?
If you answered yes, then you need to try this recipe!
Quinoa is a nutritious grain that has been around since ancient times.
In fact, it was used by the Incas as a staple food.
Today, it’s considered a superfood because it contains high levels of protein, fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and B vitamins.
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A few tips for this recipe
Quinoa is a grain that is gluten free. It is a complete protein because it contains all 8 essential amino acids. It is also rich in fiber and iron. This salad is great for lunch or dinner. I love quinoa salads because they are easy to make and delicious. Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa I used 1/2 cup uncooked
Can you make this salad ahead of time?
Yes, you can make this salad ahead of serving time. Just store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve. How long does it take to cook quinoa? Answer: Quinoa takes about 15 minutes to cook.
How to make Tex Mex quinoa salad?
To make this recipe, you will need: 1 cup uncooked quinoa; 2 cups vegetable broth; 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped; 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped; 1/3 cup green onions, sliced; 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced; 3 tablespoons lime juice; 1 tablespoon olive oil; salt and freshly ground black pepper. In a medium saucepan, bring the broth to a boil. Add the quinoa, reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed and the grains are tender. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and fluff with a fork. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered, for up to 4 hours. Makes 6 servings. Can I freeze cooked quinoa? Answer Yes, you can freeze cooked quinoa. To freeze, cool completely, transfer to a freezer bag, label, date, and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator.
Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad
This is a delicious side dish that is perfect for any occasion. It’s easy to make and tastes great!