Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Quick Information

Time
1 hr
Serves
6
Calories
220
Gluten Free
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Vegan
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Vegetarian
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Recipe

Ingredients

1 cup of Lundberg Tri-Color Quinoa

2 cups of vegetable broth

2 corn ears, roasted, kernels cut off cob or 1 cup frozen corn

1 red bell pepper, roasted and chopped

1 (15oz) can black beans or soy beans, rinsed and drained

3 scallions, sliced

1/2 cup chopped cilantro

Juices of 3 limes

2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

1 tsp ground cumin

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper

1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Preparation

Combine quinoa and broth in a medium saucepan. Prepare according to package instructions.

In a large bowl, mix together the cooked quinoa, corn, pepper, beans, scallions, and cilantro.

In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, and seasonings. Pour over the quinoa mixture. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors set.

*Recipe courtesy of Oldways Whole Grains Council and the Oldways Nutrition Exchange

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Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

Amount Per Serving

Calories 220

Calories from Fat 90

Total Fat 10g

Saturated Fat 1.5g

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 600mg

Total Carbohydrate 27g

Dietary Fiber 7g

Sugars 5g

Protein 6g