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6-Ingredient Mexican-Style Quinoa Salad

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  • 1/2 cup dry quinoa (pre-rinsed)
  • 15 oz. black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 cup salsa (no-sugar added)
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 avocado (peeled and small diced)
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    Calories430Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate59g20%
    Dietary Fiber19g76%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Bridget P. 8 months ago
    So easy yet so tasty! I added cilantro -
    Victoria Wright 10 months ago
    Added cumin, chipotle chili powder, and cilantro. It was great and super easy to make!
    garridogal a year ago
    I added Cumin. Delicious!
    Andre a year ago
    Absolutely delicious! I made a few modifications, including adding fresh pico de gallo, sweet onions, cilantro, sweet red peppers, and granulated garlic. I substituted kidney beans for black beans. I also doubled the amount of quinoa as others had suggested and that was definitely the right choice. Will definitely make again!
    Was meh Won’t be making it again
    I could see adding more seasoning (perhaps some coriander along with the chili powder? Agree cilantro would be excellent. I added sliced grape tomatoes and sliced black olives. Used thawed frozen corn. Could add roaster chicken and a dollop of sour cream, too. If I were serving to guests, I might mix quinoa with salsa and seasoning, then place in individual bowls with other ingredients arranged nicely for people to mix their own. I mixed mine all together...not as pretty as in the picture, LOL! Yummy healthy eating with lots of room for personal tweaks!
    Anthony Rodriguez 3 years ago
    Delicious. Only thing I added was cilantro. Definately gonna be making this one again.
    Andree H. 3 years ago
    Simple but delicious
    Beth 3 years ago
    Loved it! Added more chili powder salsa and pepper. I think 1 3/4 cup is a serving but might need to look back are recipe. Maybe next time stir the chili powder into the salsa and then quinoa and then add the rest to make sure it combines.
    Alicia Daniel 3 years ago
    Fine basic recipe, but bland.
    Shelby 3 years ago
    easy and good Will make again. Used hot salsa for a bit of heat.
    Kasper 3 years ago
    Easy to throw together and really goo. i threw some grilled chicken on to make it a meal!
    Bond 3 years ago
    Excellent but need to double the recipe.
    L 3 years ago
    This was very very good! I definitely recommend trying this recipe
    Diana La 3 years ago
    Pretty delicious! I didn’t have any avocados that were ready but I did have some guacamole that I used instead. Great dish!
    Jodie 3 years ago
    nice easy alternative, good for leftovers. Could adjust flavour combos. do this again.
    Annabelle Lee 3 years ago
    Really delicious! Added diced red pepper for more texture
    Brad H. 3 years ago
    Pretty easy. I didn’t have avocado. I think it would have been better with that. I will probably make it again.
    Soler 3 years ago
    Yummy and easy to make 😊 we used tomatoes instead of salsa and doubled the recipe
    Andrew Gowans 3 years ago
    Very easy and quick to make! I made it for meal prep and couldn’t stop eating it while I was putting it into containers. Definitely making this recipe again :)
    jonlon b. 3 years ago
    i would make this again.
    Mary Lou Langenhop 3 years ago
    Great. Will definitely make again!
    Lisa J. 3 years ago
    I changed a few things, I added Mexican cheese, grilled chicken and used a quinoa brown rice blend. I also topped it with a few frito chips and splashed some fresh lime..it was delicious!!
    Ayo 3 years ago
    I would have doubled the quinoa, but otherwise this was absolutely delicious
    Charee 3 years ago
    Very good! Didn’t expect it to turn out as food as it did
    Marlene A. 4 years ago
    just ok..no probably wouldn't make it agsin..sorry.
    j r 4 years ago
    I use this mixtures and place it in a tortilla for lunch. I smear the tortilla with avocado, sprinkle some Everything but the bagel seasoning, fill tortilla with the quinoa, beans, and corn.
    Brown 4 years ago
    Delicious. I also added, green peppers, red peppers, yellow onion, tomatoes, and paprika.
    Gina Crossman 4 years ago
    Simple and delicious!
    Scouseusa 4 years ago
    Very tasty. We loved it definitely better the first night not so much a couple of nights later. I used fresh corn and didn’t cook it.