Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Published Jan 18, 2018

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Category : Vegetarian

Type : Appetizer

Difficulty : Beginner

Directions : 10 minutes

Cooking time : 30 minutes

Price range : Just right

Ingredients 1 Number of people


1/3 cup quinoa
1 can black beans (15 ounces), rinsed and drained
1 cup water
4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh minced cilantro
2 cups diced tomatoes
1 cup diced bell pepper
2 teaspoons minced jalapeno chilies
2 tablespoons minced scallions
¼ teaspoon cumin
salt and black pepper


1. Bring quinoa and water to a boil in a medium saucepan, reduce heat to low, cover pan and simmer for 15 minutes or until most of the water has been absorbed/tender.

2. Allow quinoa to cool.

3. Combine oil, lime juice, cumin, coriander, cilantro and scallions in a large bowl.

4. Add tomatoes, peppers, chilies and beans into the same large bowl. Stir.

5. Add cooled quinoa to a large bowl. Stir.

6. Serve cold.


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