Mexican quinoa salad

This quinoa salad with Mexican scent makes us think we are still on holiday.


Ingredients for 4 servings

180 g of quinoa

1 cob

120 g of cooked black beans

150 g cherry tomatoes

1 red onion

1/2 teaspoonful of paprika

1 hot chili pepper

juice of 1 lemon


extra virgin olive oil


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Cook the quinoa, drain it and put it in a big bowl. In the meantime, clean the cob and with a knife cut the grains. Heat the wok and sautée the grains until golden brown. Mix the corn and quinoa. Clean and cut into halves the tomatoes. Add the cooked beans, onion, chili pepper and smoked paprika. Beat the oil, lemon juice and salt. Season the Mexican quinoa salad and serve.


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