Black and White Bean and Quinoa Salad

Black and White Bean and Quinoa Salad 250 Image by: Black and White Bean and Quinoa Salad 250 Author: Canadian Living

This salad packs not only a protein punch but also good amounts of fibre and iron.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2010

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup quinoa
  • 1 can black bean drained and rinsed
  • 1 can navy bean drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook quinoa until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain and rinse.

Dressing: In large bowl, whisk together oil, lime juice, vinegar, garlic, chili powder, coriander, oregano, salt and pepper.

Add quinoa, black beans, navy beans, cucumber, onion, jalapeño pepper and coriander; toss to combine.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 984 mg
  • Protein 17 g
  • Calories 415.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 55 g

%RDI

  • Iron 38.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 59.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 9.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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