Hearty Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
Quinoa and black beans come together in a delightful dance of flavors and textures in this Hearty Quinoa and Black Bean Salad. It’s not just a dish; it’s a celebration of wholesome ingredients that nourish both your body and soul.
- 1 cup quinoa, cooked
- 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- Juice of 2 limes
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Combine cooked quinoa, black beans, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and cilantro in a large bowl.
- In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
- Serve chilled, and enjoy a burst of freshness in every bite!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
A refreshing and nutrient-packed salad that’s perfect for a quick lunch or a side dish at dinner.
Nutrition Information: Calories per serving – 220, Protein – 8g, Carbohydrates – 35g, Fat – 7g
Make this Hearty Quinoa and Black Bean Salad a staple in your recipe collection, and savor the wholesome goodness with every forkful. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, this recipe is a testament to the joy of creating delicious, nutritious meals that bring people together. So, gather your ingredients, embrace the culinary adventure, and let the vibrant flavors of this salad elevate your dining experience. Cheers to good food and good company!