Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Submitted by: Corinna Merrill

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 8

A nice light salad for those hot summer days!


  • 1 1/2 c. quinoa, white, organic
  • 1 lbs. peas, baby, frozen, organic
  • 4 green onion, fresh, organic
  • 1/3 c. olive oil, extra virgin, unrefined and unfiltered, organic
  • 3 tbs. vinegar, apple cider, organic, unfiltered, raw
  • 6 tbs. lemon juice, pure, organic
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sea salt, unrefined and pure
  • 1/2 c. parsley, fresh, organic
  • 1 c. cilantro, bunch, fresh, organic
  • 30 oz. black beans, canned, organic


Rinse quinoa well and add to 3 cups of boiling water. Cook covered for 20 minutes. Lightly steam baby peas by adding them to quinoa pot during the last 3 mins of cooking. Let both cool. Combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, and salt in a bowl. Add quinoa, beans, peas, onions (sliced), parsley (chopped), and cilantro (chopped). Toss gently to blend. Makes 8 one-cup servings.