Mexican Quinoa Salad

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Photo from Koko B, Flickr, creative commons

This delicious salad hits it out of the park when it comes to amazing flavors and healthy benefits. All you need is one pot and a handful of tasty nutritious ingredients for an amazing meal that will easily serve 4 to 6 hungry guests.

You never have to sacrifice flavor or variety for healthy meals when you use recipes like this one from 12 Tomatoes. See why this Mexican salad soon becomes a favorite for those who have the pleasure of trying it. Full of great taste that one never seems to grow tired of and packed with organic based minerals and vitamins, it not only tastes great it makes you feel great.

Don’t be afraid to give this amazing Mexican Quinoa salad a try. It is quick and easy to prepare and tastes so very good while offering the added bonus of also being very healthy. Let us know if you love this recipe as much as we do.

This dish is easy one pot, yay! and absolutely delicious. Plus, it has all the health and nutrition benefits of fresh veggies and the Mayan super food, quinoa, that’s packed with iron, magnesium, calcium and fiber, among many other things. This dish is one of our new favorites and we have a feeling you’ll be saying the same thing after trying it enjoy!



  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained
  • 1 3/4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh or canned)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, optional, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


Read the rest of the preparation instructions at 12 Tomatoes

Source: 12 Tomatoes

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *