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southwest quinoa bowl with black beans and lime

Southwest Quinoa Bowl


  • Author: Allie
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20-25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This refreshing southwest quinoa bowl uses simple ingredients, fresh lime juice, and cilantro to brighten up this summer salad, making it light and flavorful.


Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed if frozen
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 avocado, diced

Instructions

  1. Cook the rinsed quinoa according to the instructions on the package.
  2. Fluff the quinoa and let it cool to room temperature, then mix in the rest of the ingredients. 
  3. Stir gently to combine, then taste and adjust seasonings to suit your preferences.

 

 

Notes

If prepping ahead of time wait on adding the avocado until ready to serve.

  • Category: main course
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: quinoa salad with black beans, quinoa salad with avocado, vegan quinoa salad