Quinoa and Black Bean Lettuce Wraps
-adapted from keepyourdietreal.com
- ½ cup chopped red onion
- 1 red or yellow pepper (washed, seeded, and diced)
- -½ can black beans (rinsed and drained)
- 1 cup quinoa (dry and cooked according to package, cool slightly)
- 1 cup salsa
- 1 avocado, diced
- salt/pepper to taste
- fresh lime juice (NOT the plastic bottle, people!)
- Bibb lettuce leaves, washed and dried
In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients above (except for lettuce leaves). Season to taste with salt/pepper and a squeeze of lime juice. Scoop into lettuce leaves. Serve as appetizer or light lunch. Now, while I thought these were quite delicious, I can't help but think that they need a little jazzing up. Next time I plan to make a sort of cumin-lime-cilantro dressingand use less salsa. You definitely want the lime to brighten the flavors, and the cumin (or maybe some chipotle chili powder) would add a nice smokiness. This also was great leftover for lunch the next day (don't fill leaves until just before serving, however).
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