Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Black Bean Quinoa Salad 2017-05-14T16:20:20+00:00
 Black Bean Quinoa Salad (4 servings):
1 cup Quinoa, dry
1 can (15 oz) Black beans, drained and rinsed
2 small Orange bell peppers, chopped
1 small Yellow onion, chopped
3 cups Kale, chopped
1 cup Lemon juice
0.5 cup Feta cheese, crumbled

 

Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan, bring to a boil 1 cup of quinoa and 2 cups of water. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered for about 15-18 minutes.
  2. Once quinoa is tender and all the water is absorbed turn off heat. Stir in orange bell pepper, kale, onion and lemon juice. Transfer into a bowl and chill in the fridge until ready to serve.
  3. Before serving, stir in the crumbled feta cheese. Top with sliced avocado if desired.

 

Nutrient analysis per serving (without avocado):

Calories: 340 kcal
Fat: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 54 grams
Fibre: 10 grams
Protein: 16 grams