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Quinoa Black Bean Salad

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Prep: 15 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 45 minutes
Fat 4 Carbs 55 Protein 13
Yield 4 1x

Ingredients

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.)

Dressing

Instructions

    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.

Tips & Notes

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 297 Sugar: 5 Sodium: 24 Fat: 4 Carbohydrates: 55 Fiber: 10 Protein: 13
Author: Linley RichterCategory: LunchMethod: Stove TopCuisine: American

Keywords: quinoa salad recipes, quinoa black bean salad

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