Quinoa and Black Bean Salad with Fresh Herbs
1 C. Quinoa, rinsed
1 3/4 C. Water
1 Lemon, juiced
.25 C. Olive Oil
2 Scallions, thinly sliced
1 stalk Celery, finely diced
1 14 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
.25 C. Minced herbs (cilantro, mint, basil or some combination thereof)
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
In a small pan, bring the quinoa and water to a boil, cover and turn down heat to a simmer. Cook for about 15 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed.
In a large bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil.Add scallions and celery and beans and toss to coat. Add slightly cooled quinoa and herbs.
Season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine.