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Mexican Quinoa Salad conquer-the-kitchen

Mexican Quinoa Salad

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    Preparation Time

    30 Min

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    Cooking Time

    0 Min

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    Difficulty

    Easy

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    Servings

    5

Ingredients

  • California Garden Red Kidney Beans – 1 can

  • California Garden Whole Kernel Sweet Corn – 1 can

  • Cooked Quinoa – 2 cups

  • Avocado, cubed – 2

  • Red onion, coarsely chopped – 1

  • Tomatoes, coarsely chopped - 1

  • Bell Pepper, coarsely chopped – 1

  • Cilantro, chopped – ¼ cup

  • To prepare the dressing:

  • Olive oil – ¾ cup

  • Lemon juice – 1/3 cup

  • Garlic cloves, mashed – 2

  • Salt – ½ teaspoon

  • Black pepper – ½ teaspoon

Preparation

Step 1

To prepare the dressing: In a bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and black pepper.

Step 2

In a large bowl, mix together California Garden red kidney beans, California Garden Sweet corn, quinoa, avocado, red onion, tomato, bell pepper and cilantro.

Step 3

Toss with dressing mixture and serve immediately.