quinoa black bean salad in white bowl
4.84 from 6 votes
Review Recipe

Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Deliciously simple, full of fresh veggies all tossed in a zesty lime dressing, this is the perfect easy lunch or dinner.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups water or broth
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • 1 ripe avocado diced
  • 1-15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1-12 oz can corn drained
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 cup green onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro chopped
Dressing
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

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Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions and allow to cool.
  2. Combine quinoa, tomatoes, avocado, black beans, corn, bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno and cilantro in a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and mix well. Pour over vegetables and toss to coat. Add quinoa and combine.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 206, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Sodium: 65mg, Potassium: 333mg, Carbohydrates: 22g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 14.5%, Vitamin C: 33.1%, Calcium: 1.9%, Iron: 8.3%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword black bean quinoa salad