This is a super easy meal to put together and is just as good the next day. You can serve it warm, room temperature or cold. It's a very versatile dish-- don't have tomatoes? Feel free to add peppers. Hate cilantro? Simply omit it and add extra parsley. Basically, any veggie goes.
Using a fine mesh strainer, rinse quinoa with cool water until the water runs clear.
Add the quinoa to saucepan over low heat.
Stir until all water has evaporated, addd water and a pinch of salt.
Stir to make sure there are no grains stuck to the bottom of the pan.
Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer, covered for 10-18 minutes until all the water is absorbed.
Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes covered.
Fluff with a fork.
Combine all ingredients in bowl and serve warm or at room temperature.
You can top it off with some diced avocado.
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