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black-bean and tomato quinoa from gourmet
whisk together lime zest and juice, butter, oil, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.
wash quinoa in 3 changes of cold water in a bowl, draining in a sieve each time.
cook quinoa in a medium pot of boiling salted water (1 tablespoon salt for 2 quarts water), uncovered, until almost tender, about 10 minutes. Remove pot from heat and remove lid. let stand 5 minutes.
add quinoa to dressing and toss until dressing is absorbed, then stir in remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.