Quinee Bean Salad

Quinee Bean Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 224.4
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 176.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.9 g
  • Protein: 10.5 g

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Introduction

A little bit of Southwestern flair makes this protein-packed, whole-grain salad pop on any buffet table! Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving, and 4 WW POINTS. A little bit of Southwestern flair makes this protein-packed, whole-grain salad pop on any buffet table! Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving, and 4 WW POINTS.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    3 cups water
    2 tbsp kosher salt
    1 cup quinoa, well-rinsed
    2 19-oz cans (4 3/4 cups) black beans, drained and rinsed
    2 19-oz cans (4 3/4 cups) diced tomatoes, drained
    1 large orange bell pepper, chopped
    1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
    1 tbsp extra virgin oilive oil
    1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    1 tsp grated lime zest
    3/4 tsp ground cumin
    3/4 tsp ground coriander
    1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
    5 whole scallions, minced

Directions

Bring water and salt to a rolling boil in a large pot.
Add quinoa and reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and fluff with fork before cooling to room temperature.
In a large serving bowl, combine beans, tomatoes and peppers.
Add quinoa and toss mixture together.
In a small bowl or pitcher, whisk together oil, lime juice, spices, cilantro and scallions.
Pour dressing over the salad, toss once more and chill 8-12 hours before serving.
This keeps well at room temperature for hours and is great for lunch the day after.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.

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