Aztec Platter

Posted by Tiffany 2/18/2002 10:58 am

1 cup quinoa
1/2 cup corn, cooked
1 lemon, juice
3 scallions, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 cups pinto or kidney beans, cooked
1 cup tomatoes, diced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
Pumpkin seeds
Bell peppers

Cook quinoa according to directions. Fluff with fork, let cool. Mix with corn, lemon juice, scallions and oil.

Combine beans, tomatoes, vinegar and parsley and toss.

Transfer quinoa-corn salad onto center of platter. Make a well in center and mound bean salad into well. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds. Arrange olives and strips of pepper or pimientos around rim.

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