Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Avocado and Cumin-Lime Dressing
Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Avocado and Cumin-Lime Dressing
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  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This quinoa salad has a Mexican spin: black beans, cilantro, avocado and a cumin-lime dressing. A great spring and summertime salad to enjoy with salty tortilla chips and a cold beer.

    Ingredients

    • FOR THE SALAD:
    • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil Or Coconut Oil
    • 1 cup Dry Quinoa, Rinsed
    • 1-¾ cup Water
    • 1 can (15 Oz. Can) Black Beans, Drained And Rinsed
    • 1 whole Avocado, Chopped Into Chunks
    • 1 whole Handful Cherry Tomatoes, Quartered
    • ½ whole Red Onion, Diced
    • 1 whole Small Clove Garlic, Minced
    • 1 whole Red Bell Pepper, Chopped Into Chunks
    • 1 whole Small Handful Cilantro, Diced
    • FOR THE DRESSING:
    • 1 whole Limes, Juiced
    • ½ Tablespoons Olive Oil
    • ½ teaspoons Cumin
    • Salt To Taste

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 124 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.12%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 10.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1 mg 0.06%
    • Calcium: 13 mg 1.33%
    • Potassium: 160 mg 4.56%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.19%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.92%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.08%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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