• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Refreshing and healthy Mexican Quinoa Salad that's easily adaptable to what you have in your kitchen

    Ingredients

    • juice from 1 lime
    • 1 TBSP apple cider vinegar
    • 1/2 tsp chili powder {I used 1/4 tsp chipotle chili powder & 1/4 tsp regular chili powder for spicier}
    • 1/4 tsp cumin
    • 1/4 tsp paprika
    • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/8 tsp onion powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 TBSP olive oil
    • 4 cups cooked quinoa {see notes for how to cook}
    • 1 can reduced-sodium black beans 15 oz., well-rinsed & drained
    • 6 TBSP chopped cilantro divided
    • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes halved {or 3 Roma tomatoes, chopped}
    • 1 cup cooked chicken {optional}
    • 1 avocado diced

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 283 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.28%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 7.99%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 21 mg 6.92%
    • Sodium: 501 mg 20.88%
    • Calcium: 54 mg 5.42%
    • Potassium: 540 mg 15.43%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.74%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 27.88%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 16.97%
    • Vitamin C 119.19%
    • Vitamin D 0.29%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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