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 brazenhussey

Makes 8 servings



The yummiest salad for lunch or as a main course dinner!

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa and Black Bean salad

3 cups water
1 cups quinoa
2 teaspoons table salt
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
5 tbsp lime juice
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
15 ounces canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cups frozen corn
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 red onion, chopped
2 cups cilantro

Recipe Directions for Quinoa and Black Bean salad

  1. Bring water to boil in a medium saucepan over medium high. Rinse quinoa well under cold running water. Add salt and quinoa to water, return to boil. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Transfer to colander to drain and cool slightly.

  2. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add quinoa. Taste and add salt if needed. Let cool at least 30 minutes. Serve at room temperature.

Categories

Main Dish, Salads, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 235.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
349
Calories from Fat
83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.2g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1176mg
49%
Potassium
1045mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
53.1g
18%
Dietary Fiber
10.7g
43%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
15.5g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 9% Iron 23%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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