Black Bean Quinoa Salad

  • Prep Time:
    10 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    25 minutes

  • Yield:
    14 (1/2 cup) servings


  • 1 cup uncooked truRoots® Organic Quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup red ripe Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup diced red pepper
  • 1/4 cup jalapenos, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. COOK quinoa according to package directions. Cool to room temperature. Fluff with fork.
  2. WHISK together oil, lime juice, cumin and salt in large bowl.
  3. ADD quinoa, black beans, tomatoes, onions, red pepper, jalapenos and cilantro to bowl. Stir to combine. Chill 30 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Calories Per Serving: 290
Total Fat Grams: 9g
Calories From Fat Grams: 80
Saturated Fat Grams: 2.5g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 13%
Cholesterol: 10mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 3%
Sodium: 680mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 28%
Carbohydrates: 44g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 15%
Dietary Fiber: 8g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 32%
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 11g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 10%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 6%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 30%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 20%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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