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


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.