Quinoa & Black Bean Salad
Quinoa & Black Bean Salad
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  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 30 min
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    STARCH  |  Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Egg-free, Nut-freeThis Quinoa & Black Bean Salad is loaded with fresh vegetables and tossed in a spicy lime dressing, for a Southwestern flare. It's loaded with plant-based protein and makes an easy packed lunch or vegetarian dinner.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup dry quinoa (, rinsed)
    • 1 cup water
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
    • 1 tablespoon raw apple cider vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup ((optional))
    • 1 clove garlic (, minced)
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • pinch cayenne pepper
    • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 1 red bell pepper (, seeded and chopped)
    • 1/2 red onion (, finely chopped)
    • 3 green onions (, chopped (about 1/2 cup))
    • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro
    • 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans ((or 1 can rinsed and drained))

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 323 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.72%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 6.45%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 823 mg 34.27%
    • Calcium: 76 mg 7.55%
    • Potassium: 323 mg 9.24%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 20.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 46 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 28.8%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 5.57%
    • Vitamin C 11.75%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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