Refreshing Quinoa Black Bean Salad
Refreshing quinoa black bean salad is a big batch salad you can prep ahead. Perfect for a picnic, pot luck, or meal prep lunch! Gluten-free, vegetarian (vegan-friendly!), and clean eating.
- 1 cup quinoa (uncooked)
- 2 bell peppers chopped
- 2 carrots shredded
- 2 stalks celery chopped
- 11 oz can of corn kernels drained & rinsed
- 19 oz canned black beans drained & rinsed
Citrus Lime Vinaigrette
- ⅓ cup olive oil
- ⅓ cup white wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- zest from 1 lime
- juice from 1 lime
- ½ teaspoon dijon
- ¼ teaspoon salt
Cook quinoa according to package directions and set aside to cool.
Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
Shake together all vinaigrette ingredients and toss the salad in the vinaigrette.
Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
Serving: 1/8 of batch | Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 549mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3625IU | Vitamin C: 43.1mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2.7mg