Are you looking for a healthy and filling meal that’s also easy to make? Look no further than this delicious quinoa salad recipe! Quinoa is a high-protein grain that’s packed with essential nutrients, making it a perfect addition to any healthy meal plan.
For this recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients:
- 1 cup quinoa
- 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
- 1/2 red onion, diced
- 1 avocado, diced
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- Salt and pepper to taste
Begin by cooking the quinoa according to package instructions. Once the quinoa is cooked, let it cool for a few minutes. In a large bowl, combine the quinoa with the black beans, red and yellow bell peppers, red onion, avocado, and cilantro. In a separate bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper to make the dressing. Pour the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss to combine.
This easy and nutritious quinoa salad is perfect for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner. It’s packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats, making it a great choice for anyone looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Give it a try today!