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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 roothie

Makes 4 servings



From Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

1/3 c. Quinoa
1 c. water
1 tsp. olive oil
4 tsp. lime juice
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp coriander
1 tbls cilantro
2 tbls scallion
15 oz. black beans, drained
2 c. diced tomatoes
1 c. diced bell peppers
2 tsp. minced green chilies

Recipe Directions for Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

  1. Rinse quinoa well in sieve under cool running water.

  2. In saucepan, boil water, add quinoa, cover and simmer until tender or about 10 to 15 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes

  3. In large bowl, combine oil, lime juice, cumin, coriander, cilantro, and scallions.

  4. Stir in beans, tomatoes, bell peppers, and chilies.

  5. Add cooled quinoa and salt and pepper to taste, combine thoroughly.

  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 287.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
449
Calories from Fat
34
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.8g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
14mg
1%
Potassium
1907mg
54%
Total Carbohydrates
80.7g
27%
Dietary Fiber
18.8g
75%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
26.0g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 68%
Calcium 15% Iron 36%
* 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
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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