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Quinoa Black Bean Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by queen_fan

Makes 4 servings



http://www.foodnetwork.ca/recipes/quinoa-black-bean-salad/recipe.html?dishID=11124

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Black Bean Salad

1 tbsp Oil Olive Extra Virgin
2 tbsp Flax Oil
2 tbsp Lemon Juice, Canned Or Bottled
0.25 tsp Chili Powder
0.25 tsp Salt, Table
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black
0.25 cup Quinoa
19 oz Black Beans
2 serving Green Onions
1 large whole (3" dia) Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
1 stalk, large (11"-12" long) Celery
1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2" dia) Peppers, Sweet, Green
1 Medium Avocado
1 serving, raw Cilantro
0.25 cup Corn, Sweet, Yellow

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Black Bean Salad

  1. In a small pot of water, cook the quinoa.

  2. While quinoa is cooking, in a large bowl, stir together the black beans, onions, tomatoes, celery, green peppers, avocado, and cilantro. Set aside.

  3. In a small bowl, stir together the oils, vinegar, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Set aside.

  4. Once quinoa is done, remove from heat and stir in the corn. Let sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove lid and let quinoa cool. Add quinoa and dressing to salad and toss together well.

  5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Makes 2 large or 4 small servings.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 327.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
348
Calories from Fat
175
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.4g
30%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
563mg
23%
Potassium
718mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
34.8g
12%
Dietary Fiber
11.6g
46%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
10.5g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 10% Iron 22%
* 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
88% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin C
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