Quinoa and Black Bean Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by mjudy51

Makes 14 servings



high fiber and high protein salad for main dish or side

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
30 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute until lightly browned.

  2. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with vegetable broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes,

  3. Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the black beans and cilantro.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 116.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
86mg
4%
Potassium
1019mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
46.8g
16%
Dietary Fiber
10.3g
41%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
15.3g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8% Iron 21%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
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