Black bean quinoa salad - another great way to enjoy quinoa in a vegan, gluten-free way. This was a hit for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike! | trialandeater.com
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Black bean quinoa salad

Black bean quinoa salad - flavorful, fast and filling. another great way to enjoy quinoa in a vegan, gluten-free way. This was a hit for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike!
Course Appetizer, Entree, Gluten-free, Sides, Vegan
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Author Kelly @ Trial and Eater

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa , rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans , drained and rinsed
  • 5 green onions , chopped
  • 1 large tomato , chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 lime , juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a medium-large saucepan, add quinoa and water and bring to a boil.
  • Once water starts to boil, reduce to medium-low heat, cover, and let cook for 10-12 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  • Add the black beans, green onions, and tomato to the quinoa.
  • Mix in olive oil, cilantro, cumin, and lime juice and stir thoroughly.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Store in refrigerator until cold if desired, or serve immediately.

Notes

Adapted from AllRecipes