black bean salad with quinoa

Quinoa Black bean Salad with Lime Dressing

This quick, easy to make, healthy lunch prepares only in 15 minutes. You can prepare this lunch and night before.

Quinoa Black bean Salad with Lime Dressing

Recipe by Purium TeamCourse: DinnerDifficulty: Easy


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  • Dry quinoa ½ cup

  • Black beans ½ can, rinsed and drained

  • Corn ½ cup

  • Red onion ¼ cup, minced

  • Tomato 1 medium, finely diced

  • Chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons

  • Water 2 cups

  • For the lime dressing:

  • Lime juice 2 tablespoons

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Lime zest 1 tablespoon

  • Sea salt 1 pinch


  • Combine quinoa and water in a saucepan. Cover and boil over low heat for 15 minutes or until water is completely absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool.
  • Whisk together lime juice, olive oil, lime zest, and salt in a bowl, set aside.
  • When quinoa has slightly cooled, mix in black beans, corn, onion, tomato, and cilantro.
  • Gently toss in the prepared lime dressing and serve.

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