Black Bean and Quinoa Salad with Cumin Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2 large cucumber, diced neatly
  • 1 small bell pepper, diced neatly
  • 1 can black beans
  • 10-15 basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • For the vinaigrette
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp agave or maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Cook quinoa in salted water till tender and fluffy (use a rice cooker or the package instructions).

Add chopped vegetables and herbs.

Whisk dressing ingredients. Add about 1/4-1/3 cup dressing to the salad, and serve.

  • Ingredients7 (6)
  • Servings 4
  • Calories247

Nutrients Per Serving

  • Calories: 247
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Carbohydrate: 34 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sodium: 24 mg
  • Potassium: 443 mg
  • Phosphorus: 219 mg

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