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Recipe: Pinto Bean & Quinoa Salad



Juice of 1 lemon, or to taste
1/4 cup olive oil, or to taste
1-2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/4 cup chopped shallot
salt & pepper
2 cups cooked pinto beans
2 cups cooked quinoa
1/2 chopped fresh parsley


Combine the lemon juice, oil, mustard, shallot, salt & peper in a large bowl and whisk. Add cooked beans and grains to the dressing while they are still hot. Toss gently until the beans and grains are coated, adding more oil or lemon juice if you like.
Let cool to room temperature (or refrigerator) stirring every now and then to redistribute the dressing. Stir in parsely just before serving, then taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.