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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 jenilynlinn

Makes 10 servings



This recipe is either a HIT or a total miss. I love it and my husband hates it. The texture of the quinoa is similar to couscous but the flavor is amazing!

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa & Black Bean salad

2 c. quinoa
1/2 c. red bell pepper, chopped
1 medium tomato, diced
2 ears corn on the cob, cooked & cut from the cob
16 oz Black beans, canned, rinsed & drained
2 tsp. jalepeno peppers, diced
1/2 c. cilantro, chopped
2 tbs. Red Wine Vinegar

Recipe Directions for Quinoa & Black Bean salad

  1. Cook the Quinoa to manufacturers directions.

  2. After rinsing and draining the beans toss them in the red wine vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Toss in all other ingredients except the quinoa. Toss to incoorporated.

  3. After quinoa is fully cooked, fluff with a fork and add to veggies. Toss and season with salt & pepper.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 113.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
296
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.8g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
6mg
0%
Potassium
942mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
53.8g
18%
Dietary Fiber
9.9g
40%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
15.2g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 7% 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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