Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Servings 6 servings
Calories 250kcal


  • 1 cup quinoa grain
  • 2 cups vegetable broth nonfat
  • 2 sweet corn small ear
  • 1 cup sweet red pepper
  • 15 oz black bean low sodium
  • 3 green onion spring, scallion
  • ½ cup cilantro
  • 6 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp cumin ground
  • ½ tsp kosher salt coarse
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • tsp cayenne pepper ground


  • Put quinoa and broth in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender.
  • In a large bowl, mix together quinoa, corn, pepper, beans, scallions and cilantro.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil and seasonings.
  • Pour over quinoa mixture.
  • Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes to let flavors set.


Nutrition Facts
Fiesta Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving (249 g)
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 400mg17%
Potassium 529mg15%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 10g20%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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