Weight Watchers Spicy Quinoa Salad Recipe
Weight Watchers Spicy Quinoa Salad Recipe.
A quick and easy lunch or dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes.
You can serve it hot or cold.
Made with lime, red pepper flakes, cumin, black beans, cherry tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro.
This healthy salad is vegan, vegetarian, and low fat.
Weight Watchers Points
MyWW Points: 8 Green Plan,
8 Smart Points.
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Weight Watchers Zesty Quinoa Salad
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 limes juiced
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- ½ tsp red pepper flakes or more to taste
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 can (15oz) black beans drained and rinsed
- 1½ cups cherry tomatoes halved
- 5 green onions finely chopped
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
- ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
- In a saucepan over medium/high heat, add water and quinoa.
- Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer approx 10 – 15 minutes or until the water is absorbed. Remove from heat to cool.
- In a small mixing bowl, whisk together, lime juice, olive oil, red pepper flakes, cumin, and 1 tsp salt.
- In a large mixing bowl, add quinoa, black beans, tomatoes, and onions. Stir to mix.
- Pour the lime juice mix over the quinoa. Toss to coat.
- Add salt, pepper, and cilantro. Stir to mix.
- Can be served immediately, or refrigerated for a chilled salad.
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