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Fresh vegetables and a tangy lime cilantro dressing complement the savory quinoa in this cold salad.
Melt butter over medium-high heat until sizzling. Add quinoa; stir to coat. Continue cooking 3-5 minutes or until quinoa is lightly browned. Add vegetable broth; continue cooking until mixture comes to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook 20 minutes. Fluff with fork; set aside.
Place all dressing ingredients in small bowl; beat with whisk to combine.
Combine cooked quinoa, vegetables and dressing in large serving bowl, toss lightly. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to blend flavors.
Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves, if desired.
*Substitute fresh cooked corn kernels or canned corn.
Dietary Fiber: 6g
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