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Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

Compliments of Neeshan Mehretu

2 cups cooked quinoa
1 can black beans, rinsed & drained
1 cup canned corn, drained
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
2 cloves minced garlicĀ 
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp. saltĀ 
1 tsp. Berbere (Ethiopian spice- you can buy it online)

Thoroughly rinse & drain raw quinoa. Add 1 cup cleaned raw quinoa to 2 cups water & bring to a boil. Reduce to low & cover. Simmer until all water is cooked out. Fluff with a fork.
In the meantime, place veggies & seasonings in a serving bowl. Mix gently to combine. When quinoa has finished cooking, measure out 2 cups of warm quinoa into bowl with veggies. Mix to combine & serve immediately.