Learn how to make a tasty dish, Southwest Quinoa Salad, on The Healthy Voyager's Global Kitchen hosted by Carolyn Scott-Hamilton!
Get your healthy dose of plant based protein with a big splash of flavor with this
fun and easy recipe by The Healthy Voyager!
Watch the recipe below!
Southwestern Quinoa Salad Recipe
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons unsalted vegan butter, melted and cooled
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon organic sugar
dash of cumin
1 cup quinoa
1 (14- to 15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 medium tomatoes, diced
4 scallions, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Salt & Pepper
Mix lime juice, butter, oil, sugar, dash of cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper together in a large bowl.
Meanwhile, cook the quinoa with 2 cups of water. When cooked, set aside to cool.
Once cooled, add quinoa to dressing and toss until dressing is absorbed, then stir in remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.
Can be served at room temperature or chilled.
Recipe is suitable for : vegans, vegetarians, gluten free, soy free *Recipe can be made oil free by excluding the oil & butter for the dressing.
You may want to add half to a whole of a diced avocado into the dish to add some of the creaminess back ; )
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