Black and White Bean and Quinoa Salad Black and White Bean and Quinoa Salad

Image: Edward Pond | Food Styling: Claire Stubbs | Props Styling: Oksana Slavutych

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




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


  • Iron 38.0
  • Folate 59.0
  • Calcium 9.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
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Black and White Bean and Quinoa Salad