Quinoa Pico Salad


  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 4 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 can black beans
  • 2 cobs of corn, kernels removed
  • 1 hatch chile pepper, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • Cilantro for garnish (or ½ cup if you love cilantro)


Add water to a sauce pan. Bring water to a boil, add in quinoa and let simmer until water is completely absorbed.

While quinoa is simmering, chop your vegetables. Add chopped vegetables to a bowl and pour in cooked quinoa. Add lime juice, salt, and spices. Adjust spices to taste. Garnish with cilantro.


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