Healthy Quinoa and bean salad
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Treat yourself tonight to a delicious, hearty and Healthy Quinoa and bean salad. A gluten-free and vegan salad that is packed with tons of flavor, fresh colorful veggies, protein, and fiber.
SERVES PREP TIME
4PEOPLE 10MINUTES
COOK TIME
15MINUTES
SERVES PREP TIME
4PEOPLE 10MINUTES
COOK TIME
15MINUTES
Healthy Quinoa and bean salad
Votes: 3
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Treat yourself tonight to a delicious, hearty and Healthy Quinoa and bean salad. A gluten-free and vegan salad that is packed with tons of flavor, fresh colorful veggies, protein, and fiber.
SERVES PREP TIME
4PEOPLE 10MINUTES
COOK TIME
15MINUTES
SERVES PREP TIME
4PEOPLE 10MINUTES
COOK TIME
15MINUTES
INGREDIENTS
  • BOILING QUINOA
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 cups Water
  • FOR THE SALAD
  • 1 cup Black Beans
  • 1 cup Whole corn kernels
  • 1 cup Red bell pepper, cubed
  • 1/4 cup Cucumbers, cubed
  • 3 tablespoon Chopped Red onions
  • 1 medium Avocado, cubed
  • FOE THE DRESSING – CHILI LIME YOGURT DRESSING
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 tablespoon Vegan Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Chili Garlic sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Coarsely crushed black peppercorns
  • Salt to taste
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METHOD
    BOILING QUINOA
    1. Combine water and quinoa in a pan.
    2. Bring it to a boil.
    3. Cover and let it simmer on low heat for 12- 15 minutes.
    4. Cooked quinoa. Fluff it with a fork.
    5. Set it aside.
    ASSEMBLING SALAD
    1. Meanwhile, wash and chop veggies. Drain and wash black beans and corn. Transfer all the ‘salad’ ingredients to a bowl along with boiled quinoa. Set it aside.
    2. Combine all the dressing ingredients (except oil) in a bowl.
    3. Slowly add oil and whisk until well blended. Adjust seasoning, if needed.
    4. Drizzle the dressing on top of the salad.
    5. Toss until well blended. Season to taste.
    6. Serve hot or cold.
    7. This spicy salad is bursting with flavor and homemade dressing adds a refreshing lemony kick to it!
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