Tasty Mexican Quinoa Salad Recipe

Tasty Mexican Quinoa Salad Recipe

  • Makes: 8-10 Servings
  • Ready In: 33 mins
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 23-29 mins

This is a wonderful quinoa salad. This Mexican quinoa salad can be eaten as a side-dish, scooped and eaten with tortilla chips, or tossed with shredded chicken for a healthy meal. Enjoy!

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 194
  • Fat: 8g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Sodium: 375mg
  • Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 2g


  1. 1 tablespoon coconut oil
    1 1/2 cups quinoa
    1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
    2 tomatoes, chopped
    1 cup corn
    1 (15-ounce) can black beans
    3 tablespoons lemon juice
    1 teaspoon sea salt
    1/4 cup olive oil


    1. Melt coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
    2. Add quinoa and saute 3-4 minutes until the quinoa just start to turn golden brown.
    3. Pour in 3 cups of water. Bring to a boil and then lower heat to simmer, cover, and cook for 20-25 minutes until quinoa is cooked.
    4. Cool to room temperature.
    5. Pour quinoa in a large bowl and add cilantro, tomatoes, corn, black beans, lemon juice, sea salt, olive oil and stir to combine.
    6. Serve at room temperature.

Carrie Vitt

Carrie Vitt is the author of the cookbook Deliciously Organic and publisher of popular food blog, Deliciously Organic. Carrie Vitt began cooking as soon as soon as she could peer over the countertops and by sixteen was working in the kitchens of her mother’s award-winning Dallas catering company, The Festive Kitchen.

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