This Quinoa Black Bean Summer Salad is super hearty. It’s perfect as a meal all by itself, but goes nicely with a main course as well. Vegan, gluten free, loaded with protein, low-fat, and ready in 20 minutes! —Shane Martin
For the Salad
red bell pepper
yellow bell pepper
15-oz. can low-sodium black beans
fresh or frozen corn
cooked and cooled quinoa
5-oz bag spring mix salad greens
For the Dressing
apple cider vinegar
salt to taste
In This Recipe
Make dressing by adding all ingredients to a small and stirring well to combine. If you need it a little thinner, add a Tbsp. of water at a time. Set aside.
Dice bell peppers and onion and add to large bowl.
Roughly chop cilantro and add to peppers and onions.
Add black beans and corn and mix well.
Add in your salad greens and toss well.
Finally, add the quinoa and toss once more.
When you're ready to eat, drizzle with Southwest Tahini Sauce and enjoy!