Black Bean & Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Black Bean & Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

  • 2 cups black beans, cooked
  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and minced
  • 1 red pepper and 1 yellow pepper, seeded and diced small
  • 1/4 cup fresh green peas (sugar snap peas or spring peas)
  • ¼ cup cilantro, minced
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar (to taste)
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper

In a large bowl add cooked black beans, cooked quinoa, red onion, red pepper, yellow pepper, and green peas. In a mixing bowl whisk cilantro, lime juice, white wine vinegar, cumin and sea salt. Dissolve the sea salt and then add the olive oil. Adjust seasoning to taste.  Toss dressing with black bean, quinoa and vegetables. Coat evenly. Yields four servings.

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