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

Ingredients:

  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

Directions:

    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.

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