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Southwest Quinoa Boats

Southwest Quinoa Boats

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 15 oz can black beans
  • 1/2 cup cooked corn
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, squeezed
  • 1 avocado, diced


  • Bring 2 cups of water to boil then add the quinoa and cook until the water is absorbed, then cover and turn off the heat for a few minutes.
  • Transfer the cooked quinoa to a bowl and toss together with the lime, cilantro, corn, beans and avocado.
  • Fill the romaine lettuce leaves to make "quinoa boats" with the quinoa filling.