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!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
- 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
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.