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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad*

Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
6 servings
 Amount Per Serving
Calories 160
Fat 5g
Sodium 300mg
Total carbohydrate 24g
Fiber 6g
Protein  6g
1/2 cup quinoa, dry
1 1/2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 Tbsp. lime juice
1/2 tsp. cumin
2 tsp. dried cilantro or parsley
2 scallions/green onions, minced
1  can (15 ounces) black beans, drained, rinsed
2 cups tomato, chopped
2 medium bell peppers, chopped
2 green chili peppers, minced
 Black pepper, to taste
  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Cool for 15 minutes.
  2. While quinoa is cooling, mix oil, lime juice, cumin and onions in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Combine chopped vegetables with the black beans in a large bowl and set aside.
  4. Once quinoa is cool, combine all ingredients and mix well. Cover and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers.

* Adapted from Quinoa and Black Bean Salad recipe from USDA.

Keywords: bell peppers, black beans, green chili peppers, green onions, scallions, tomato

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