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Chopped Fiesta Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

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Bright and crunchy bell peppers, grilled corn, and avocado bring this light and hearty chopped fiesta quinoa salad with cilantro lime dressing to life!

Ingredients

  • 6-8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 ears yellow corn
  • 1 cup black beans
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 bell peppers, diced (I used a combination of red, yellow, and orange)
  • 2 avocados, thinly sliced or diced thinly sliced or diced
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • Dressing

  • 1/2 cup packed cilantro leaves
  • juice of 3 limes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Instructions

  • Season corn with salt and pepper to taste. Cook the corn by grilling for about 8-10 minutes over medium heat, rotating throughout) Cut corn off the cob and set aside.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth.
  • Combine lettuce, corn, black beans, bell peppers, avocados, and quinoa in a large bowl and toss to combine. Serve with dressing and garnish with lime wedges and additional cilantro if desired.
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