Santa Fe Quinoa Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Santa Fe Quinoa Salad recipe? Learn how to make Santa Fe Quinoa Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by helenaherndon

Makes 4 servings



http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/santa-fe-quinoa-salad

Recipe Ingredients for Santa Fe Quinoa Salad

0.75 cup Quinoa
1/4 tsp Kosher Salt
1 tsp Cumin Seed
2 Teaspoon Juice
6 tbsp Vegetable Oil, Canola
15 oz Black Beans
1 medium raw Bell Pepper Red
1 serving, raw Cilantro
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions

Recipe Directions for Santa Fe Quinoa Salad

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa, water and a pinch of salt; bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat until the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Spread the quinoa on a baking sheet; refrigerate for about 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, toast the cumin seeds over high heat, shaking the pan, until fragrant, about 2 minutes; transfer to a blender. Add the lime juice and oil and blend. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Pour the dressing into a bowl and add the black beans, bell pepper, cilantro and cocktail onions. Scrape the quinoa into the bowl, season with salt and pepper and serve.

Categories

Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 232.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
403
Calories from Fat
212
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.5g
36%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
548mg
23%
Potassium
346mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
42.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
8.6g
34%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
11.4g
Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 106%
Calcium 7% 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
88% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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