Quinoa Black Bean Salad
One of our Favorite Quinoa Salad Recipes
This amazing recipe is courtesy of my friend Carol Richer and is loaded with good nutrition and plenty of flavor! Enjoy this as a healthy weekday meal or lunch, or serve smaller portions as a side dish for a barbecue.
Makes 6 Servings
What You Need:
1 cup dried quinoa
1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp sugar
1.5 cups black beans, canned
1.5 cups corn, frozen
¼ cup red onion
2 cups cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup mint, fresh
1/2 cup peanuts, chopped
1/4 cup black olives
How You Prepare:
1. Cook quinoa according to package
2. Whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, salt and sugar
3. Combine quinoa with dressing and remaining ingredients **EXCEPT the fresh herbs**
4. Toss and refrigerate for at least 1 hour
5. Add fresh herbs and toss just before serving
Carbohydrates 43.4 g
Protein 14.4 g
Fat 18.9 g
Dietary Fiber 7.3 g
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