Quinoa, Black Bean and Corn Salad

Quinoa, Black Bean and Corn Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 195.4
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 13.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 7.2 g

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Introduction

This is a great salad for a summer potluck or cookout. Proteins from the beans and quinoa also make this a bright summer lunch. This is a great salad for a summer potluck or cookout. Proteins from the beans and quinoa also make this a bright summer lunch.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
    2 cups frozen sweet corn
    1 - 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 large red pepper, chopped
    1 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
    1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
    4 green onions, sliced, using as much greens as possible

    Dressing:
    2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    2 limes, juiced
    2 Tablespoons ground cumin
    1-2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce

Directions

Makes 6 servings

Rinse quinoa until water is clear. Cook, uncovered, in 1 1/2 cups water until water is absorbed and seed is tender. Set aside to cool while preparing rest of salad.

In a large bowl, combine the frozen corn, black bean, chopped red pepper, chopped cherry tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro.

In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing.

Add the quinoa and dressing to the large bowl and toss to combine.


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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I make black bean and corn salad very often, and my hubby and I love quinoa. I didn't think to add them together! YUM! Thanks for the great idea! - 8/5/09

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  • Good flavor combination, I added a mild green chili pepper and avocado. thanks for sharing - 5/22/17

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  • I did not use Tabasco sauce, but it's very tasty. This is going to be a regular in my food plans. - 7/24/15

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  • This is going to be great for the long hot summer ahead - 4/23/12

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  • YUM. This is good liven and clean eating at its finest. Will make again. - 2/2/11

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