Quinoa Black Bean Salad

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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
Author: Linley Richter
Yield: 4 1x
Category: Lunch
Method: Stove Top
Cuisine: American


For the Quinoa Black Bean Salad Recipe

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 15-oz. can of black beans, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup red onion, minced
  • 2 cups of your favorite chopped vegetables (cucumber, carrots, tomato, avocado, kale, etc.)



    1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 cup of quinoa and 2 cups of water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and let simmer for 20 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
    2. Once quinoa is cooked, place in a large Tupperware and let chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
    3. Prepare the dressing by following the directions to this Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing
    4. Prepare salad, by mixing together all ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Mix until combined. Then, pour on dressing and mix again.


  • Nutrition information is without dressing and is with 1 cup cherry tomatoes and 1 cup sweet corn.


  • Serving Size: 1/4
  • Calories: 297
  • Sugar: 5
  • Sodium: 24
  • Fat: 4
  • Carbohydrates: 55
  • Fiber: 10
  • Protein: 13


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