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Gluten Free Dairy Free Santa Fe-Style Quinoa Salad

Gluten Free Dairy Free Santa Fe-Style Quinoa Salad makes a delicious side dish served with grilled chicken, burgers, and tacos or serve as a vegetarian main dish with sliced avocados.
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Gluten Free Dairy Free Santa Fe-Style Quinoa Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups Water
  • ½ cups Salsa, Mild
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • ½ teaspoons Cumin
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • ⅛ teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 15 ounces drain and rinse Black Beans, Canned
  • 1 ¼ cups cook Corn, Frozen
  • 1 cup halve Cherry Tomatoes
  • ¼ cups slice Green Onion (Scallion)
  • 2 tablespoons seed and mince Jalapeño

Freezer Containers

Supplies

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, stir together water, salsa, quinoa, cumin, salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium, cover and simmer until the liquid is absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Uncover pan and toss quinoa with a fork. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and let cool slightly.
  5. While still warm, add the remaining ingredients to the quinoa mixture, tossing well to combine.

Freezing Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal to be frozen.

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a saucepan, stir together water, salsa, quinoa, cumin, salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium, cover and simmer until the liquid is absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Uncover pan and toss quinoa with a fork. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and let cool slightly.
  5. While still warm, add the remaining ingredients to the quinoa mixture, tossing well to combine.
  6. Allow to cool completely.
  7. Divide among indicated number of freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal after it’s been frozen.

  1. Serve warmed through or chilled.

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