Black Bean & Corn Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad is so fresh and light, and it’s the perfect side dish to go with wonton taco cups. If your kids haven’t tried quinoa before, this is a great first recipe to introduce it to them.

Serves: 5

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: ½ cup
82 2.5g 1g 4g 15g


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • ½ cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Roma tomato, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped red onion
  • 1/3 cup frozen corn
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

How To Make It

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  2. In a large bowl add all ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined.
  3. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator.
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