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Quinoa salad with corn and peppers

4
4
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
32 min
Prep
17 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
If you've never had quinoa before, you'll love its versatility and the fact that it cooks in about half the amount of time as rice.

Ingredients

uncooked quinoa

1 cup(s)

black pepper

pinch

fresh lemon juice

2 Tbsp

corn

1 medium, steamed, cooled and kernels removed

sweet red pepper(s)

½ medium, diced

yellow pepper(s)

½ medium, diced

orange zest

1½ Tbsp

unsweetened orange juice

cup(s), freshly squeezed

canola oil

1 tsp

table salt

tsp, or to taste

chopped almonds

2 Tbsp, toasted

Instructions

  1. Boil 2 cups of water over medium-high heat. Add quinoa and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes; cool to room temperature.
  2. Stir lemon juice, corn, peppers, orange zest and juice, oil, salt and pepper into quinoa. Transfer to a serving bowl; sprinkle with almonds and serve. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.

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