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Yields:
8 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
Salads and Salad Dressings
Lunch
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Quinoa Salad with Black Beans

A healthy quinoa salad with black beans, colorful bell peppers and scallions.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Combine bell peppers, scallions and cilantro in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the red wine vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and stir (add more salt and or pepper to taste).
  3. Add the quinoa and stir until everything is well incorporated.
  4. Fold in the black beans.
  5. Serve immediately or let sit for a bit for the flavors to meld.
  6. Note: can serve on a lettuce leaf chilled or at room temperature.
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Certainly looks like a tasty choice! I love to cook, and at a glance the ingredients are very complimentary. I think it will be a winning combo and look forward to making it. Thanks for sharing blondtoad.
09 Sep 14 by member: Foot Loose

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 239 calories in 1 serving of Quinoa Salad with Black Beans.
Calorie break-down: 22% fat, 64% carbs, 15% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
239
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
5.98g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.485g
2%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.404g
Monounsaturated Fat
2.474g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
241mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
39.81g
13%
Dietary Fiber
5.4g
21%
Sugars
4.29g
Protein
9.18g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
520mg
52%
Iron
22.86mg
127%
Potassium
49mg
1%
Vitamin A
4150IU
83%
Vitamin C
214.8mg
358%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
12%
of RDI*
(239 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (63%)
 
Fat (22%)
 
Protein (15%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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