Quinoa is a nutritious and versatile grain that has become a popular ingredient in many healthy recipes. This quinoa salad recipe is an easy and delicious way to incorporate this superfood into your diet.
- 1 cup quinoa
- 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 red onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Once cooked, transfer to a large bowl and let cool.
- Add the black beans, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro to the bowl with the quinoa. Toss to combine.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, cumin, salt, and black pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.
- Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together. Serve cold or at room temperature.