Quinoa, Corn & Bean Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by themcmaster

Makes 8 servings



A sweet and refreshing salad high in protein and fiber.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa, Corn & Bean Salad

2 cups mixed beans (canned)
2 cups frozen corn
110 1 medium cooking onion
1 1/2 cups dry quinoa (any color)
2 cups water
2 oz sunflower seeds, raw
3 oz dried pineapple, diced
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp cilantro
1/2 tsp coriander, freshly ground
1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
1/4 tsp garlic salt

Recipe Directions for Quinoa, Corn & Bean Salad

  1. Rinse the beans and the quinoa separately.

  2. Dice the onion, and fry with the corn until brown. Allow to cool.

  3. Cook quinoa until it absorbs at least 2 cups of water or stock. Allow to cool.

  4. Combine beans, quinoa, corn, and onion in a mixing bowl.

  5. Combine seasonings, honey and lime juice in a separate small bowl.

  6. Pour dressing over quinoa mixture. Stir thoroughly.

  7. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Categories

Beans, Salads, Side Dish, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 221.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
224mg
9%
Potassium
329mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
48.5g
16%
Dietary Fiber
8.8g
35%
Sugars
12.4g
Protein
9.4g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 5% 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
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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