Southwest Quinoa Salad
This isn't your typical salad! Southwest Quinoa salad is a Mexican inspired salad bursting with flavor and nutrition!
quinoa, quinoa salad
Pinch of Wellness
large red bell pepper
can (15 oz)
drained and rinsed
juice from 1 lime
Rinse quinoa in a sieve until water runs clear.
Combine quinoa and water in a medium sauce pan. Bring to boil. Once boiling, simmer for 20 minutes over low heat. Set aside to cool.
Dice the tomatoes, scallions and red bell peppers.
Add the diced tomatoes, scallions and peppers to the cooked and cooled quinoa.
Add the drained and rinsed black beans.
In a separate bowl, combine olive oil, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder and lime juice. Mix well.
Pour over quinoa mixture.
Mix until salad is evenly coated.
Total Fat: 9.1g
Saturated Fat: 1.0g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.8g
Sodium: 304 mg
Nutrition facts may vary based on product brands used.