Superfood Black Bean and Quinoa Salad

I made this salad as a side dish to grilled shrimp tacos and a cabbage slaw. It’s light and can be served hot or cold.

Ingredients (for 4-5)

  • 1 cup white quinoa, cooked and cooled
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped small
  • ¼ red onion, chopped
  • 4 green onions, whites and greens sliced thin
  • ¼ bunch of cilantro, chopped

Honey-Lime Dressing:

  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2 Tbsp. neutral oil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • freshly cracked pepper


  1. Cook the quinoa according to the package directions with water. Cool completely. You can do this the day before.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all the chopped ingredients together to the cooled quinoa.
  3. Make the dressing by stirring it with a whisk in a small bowl or mixing it up in a jar.
  4. Mix the dressing into the salad and you’re done!

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