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Quinoa Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa Black Bean and Corn Salad recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa Black Bean and Corn Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tiffanyalaine

Makes 6 servings



Used Enova Oil instead of Olive Oil

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Black Bean and Corn Salad

1 1/2 cups quinoa
1 1/2 cups cooked black beans
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 1/2 cups cooked corn
3/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh coriander
5 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
1/3 cup olive oil

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Black Bean and Corn Salad

In a bowl wash quinoa in at least 5 changes cold water, rubbing grains and letting them settle Before pouring off most of water, until water runs clear and drain in a large fine sieve. In a saucepan of salted boiling water cook quinoa 10 minutes. Drain quinoa in sieve and rinse under cold water. Set sieve over a saucepan of boiling water (quinoa should not touch water) and steam quinoa, covered with a kitchen towel and lid, until fluffy and dry, about 10 minutes (check water level in kettle occasionally, adding water if necessary). While quinoa is cooking, in a small bowl toss beans with vinegar and salt and pepper to taste. Transfer quinoa to a large bowl and cool. Add beans, corn, bell pepper, jalapeno, and coriander and toss well. Make dressing: In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, salt, and cumin and add oil in a stream, whisking. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss well with salt and pepper to taste. Salad may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Bring salad to room temperature before servin
Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 171.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
472
Calories from Fat
141
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.7g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
407mg
17%
Potassium
1191mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
69.1g
23%
Dietary Fiber
11.2g
45%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
17.5g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 9% Iron 39%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
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  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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