Quick and easy plant-based recipe to serve as an entree or side dish! This Southwestern Quinoa is sweet and spicy!
Main Course, Salad
low sodium canned black beans
drained & rinsed
red bell pepper
Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Do not add salt! There will be plenty of flavor from the dressing and veggies!
While quinoa is cooking, combine beans, tomatoes, corn, green onions, red bell pepper, red onion and cilantro in a large bowl.
Make dressing by whisking together lime juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, chili powder, honey and vinegar.
Add cooked quinoa to bowl with veggies. Fold in dressing. Serve garnished with more fresh cilantro if desired. This quinoa is delicious served immediately, or cold.
Nutrition Information (per 1 cup): 261 calories, 11g fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate, 7g fiber, 6g added sugar, 7g protein, 45mg calcium, 411mg potassium, 178mg phosphorus, 63mg oxalate