BLACK BEAN QUINOA SALAD

This easy and delicious black bean quinoa salad is packed full of fiber and protein – making it a perfect meal option for everyone at home! Can be made in advance for lunches or dinners and will last about 3 days in the fridge.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can black beans (15 ounce), rinsed well and drained – click here for my favourite brand
  • 1 cup white quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cup fresh corn (optional)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large avocado, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add the beans, quinoa, corn, tomatoes, avocado and parsley into a large mixing bowl. Mix together.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, paprika and sea salt.
  3. Drizzle over the mixture and toss. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Serves 5

 

Nutritional analysis: calories 330, fat 15g, carbohydrates 40g, fiber 9g, protein 10g

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