Quinoa Bean Salad




Introduction: Quinoa Bean Salad

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This colourful quinoa bean salad is one of my favourite recipes for summer.

It's perfect for bringing to a potluck or your next BBQ.

Step 1: Ingredients

For this salad you'll need:

  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • bundle of green onions
  • 1 can (540ml) chickpeas
  • 1 can (540ml) black beans
  • 1 can (540ml) mixed beans
  • 400g feta cheese
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 tbsp lime juice

Step 2: Mix It Up & Enjoy!

Cook the quinoa (put the quinoa in a pot with 4 cups of water and bring it to a boil then cover and cook on low for 15 minutes).

Cut the vegetables and cheese into small bite-sized pieces.

Rinse and drain the beans.

Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl.

Let sit for 15 minutes before serving.

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    6 years ago on Introduction

    What a great recipe! ~ Perfect to make with Summer Barbecues or just a nice lunch or light Supper on it's own! I will be making this salad soon... Your presentation is great, the instructions are very thorough and complete! :)