Black Bean Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Gabriel Peterson Modified: March 23, 2022
Black Bean Quinoa Salad Recipe

How To Make Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Quinoa provides an additional texture and protein content for this black bean-based quinoa salad. It’s a flavorful and easy-to-make entree or side dish.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1cupuncooked quinoa
  • 2cupswater or broth
  • 2Roma tomatoes,diced
  • 1ripeavocado,diced
  • 15ozblack beans
  • 12ozcorn
  • 1bell pepper,diced
  • ¼cupgreen onion,diced
  • 1jalapeno pepper,seeded and diced
  • cupcilantro,chopped

For Dressing:

  • ¼cupvegetable oil
  • tbsplime juice
  • 1tspsugar
  • 1tspcumin
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • ½tbspred wine vinegar
  • tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper


  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions and allow to cool.

  2. Combine quinoa, tomatoes, avocado, black beans, corn, bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno and cilantro in a large bowl.

  3. In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and mix well. Pour over vegetables and toss to coat. Add quinoa and combine.

  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


  • Calories: 411.64kcal
  • Fat: 13.46g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.92g
  • Carbohydrates: 59.76g
  • Fiber: 12.98g
  • Sugar: 5.72g
  • Protein: 16.83g
  • Sodium: 53.45mg
  • Calcium: 89.92mg
  • Potassium: 1239.98mg
  • Iron: 4.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 40.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 30.26mg
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