Friday, June 13, 2008

tex mex quiona salad (yummy)

I made this up real quick to take to a short notice barbecue at a friend's house who has allergies that make my usual gf fare impossible i.e rice. Well this impromptu salad was so good good i had to share the recipe. This is one of those a little of this and that as i was making it in a hurry and not measuring or writing anything down.

2 cups water
1 cup rinsed quinoa

cook according to package directions

2 diced tomatoes
1/2 diced yellow bell pepper
1/2 diced red onion
1 minced jalapeno
2 tbs minced fresh cilantro
1 tsp cumin
salt and pepper to taste
1 tbs olive oil
1-2 tbs lime juice

mix with cooked quinoa serve room temp or chill

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