Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Published in Recipes, Salads & Vegetables Author: CentraCare

Recipe from the CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center Dietitians

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 mango, diced
  • Cilantro, chopped (about a handful)
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, reduced sodium, rinsed
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon or lime juice

Directions

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, oil and lemon or lime juice. Drizzle vinegar-oil mixture over the salad and mix until combined. Chill for about an hour before serving.

Yield: 5 cups (1 serving = 1/2 cup)

Nutrition Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 134
  • Fat: 4 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 1 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 20 mg
  • Carbs: 22 g.
  • Fiber: 4 g.
  • Protein: 5 g.