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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(s)

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(s)

Unsweetened orange juice

cup(s), freshly squeezed

Canola oil

1 tsp(s)

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Chopped almonds

2 tbsp(s), 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.