This recipe for southwestern quinoa salad is the perfect healthy salad recipe that makes a delicious meal or side dish! You’ll love this quinoa recipe as an easy clean eating lunch idea for two that is naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan (as well as a THM-E or fitting for Arbonne's Healthy Living Program).
Keyword arbonne 30 days to healthy living, dairy-free, gluten-free, quinoa, THM, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian
Prep Time 5minutes
Total Time 2minutes
small bowl or jar
mixing bowl and spoon
cutting board and knife
1 1/2cupcooked quinoa
1roma tomatodiced & seeded
1/2cupblack beansdrained & rinsed
1tbspchopped cilantro(plus more for garnish)
Combine the quinoa, tomato, diced pepper, black beans, and red onion in a bowl.
Make the dressing by mixing together the lime juice, salsa, salt, and cilantroleaves in a separate jar or small bowl.
Mix with the rest of the ingredients and thoroughly incorporate.
If desired, top with extra cilantro before serving