fiesta bowl

fiesta bowl

quinoa
1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 cups filtered water
1/2 lime
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon sesame seed oil

spiced black beans
1 can organic black beans
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
fresh cilantro, if desired

fiesta bowl

fiesta bowl

method

   Heat water to a boil in a medium saucepan.Add quinoa, stir, and reduce heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes or until the quinoa is soft and water is absorbed. Squeeze the juice of the lime over the quinoa, add ground ginger and sesame seed oil, and stir to combine.

   To make the spiced black beans, add black beans, garlic powder, turmeric, and black pepper to a small saucepan. Heat over medium for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

   Prepare the simple salsa and simple guacamole recipes on page 31.

   Arrange or layer quinoa, black beans, guacamole and salsa in a large bowl. Garnish with a fresh slice of lime and a sprig of fresh cilantro; serve.

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