Southwestern-style quinoa salad for a lunchtime protein punch on Meatless Monday

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Chop the cilantro. 7. Shuck the corn, leaving the ends on so you have a built-in handle to char the corn. (Yes, you can use frozen corn -- but again, this is well worth the effort.) Char the corn over the stove if you have a gas grill; you can also grill it on a gas or charcoal grill or roast it in the oven. Cut the corn off the cobs. 8. Place the black beans in a large bowl.
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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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