Black Bean Tomato Quinoa {Gluten Free}

Black Bean Tomato Quinoa {Gluten Free}

Nothing makes me more happy than to pick fresh produce from my garden + not turn on my oven in the heat of the summer.

This Black Bean Tomato Quinoa is a great quick and easy summer dish that doesn’t require the oven! A winner all around.

Not only is it filling, it’s good either warm or cold, as an entree or a side dish, and it’s even Gluten Free!

I love grilling pork chops of shrimp kabobs to serve along side, add some fresh fruit, and voilà dinners ready.

Black Bean Tomato Quinoa {Gluten Free}

Black Bean Tomato Quinoa

Serves 4

2 tsp. grated lime zest

2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

2 Tbsp butter, melted and cooled

1 Tbsp avocado oil

1 tsp. sugar

1 c. quinoa, uncooked

1 (14-15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained

2 med. tomatoes, diced (or halved cherry tomatoes)

4 green onions, chopped

1/4-1/2 c. chopped fresh cilantro
Whisk together lime zest and juice, butter oil, sugar, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper in a large bowl.

Cook quinoa according to package directions. After cooked, remove pot from heat & let stand for 5 minutes.
Add quinoa to dressing and toss until dressing is absorbed. Stir in remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.


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