Quinoa Salad

Grain salads may be good for you, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be fun, too! And this quinoa number is simply bursting with color and flavor. Dig in!

quinoa salad

Prep Time: 50 Minutes

Yield: 8 Servings


1 cup Quinoa

1 cup Black Beans, rinsed

1 pint Tomatoes, halved

1 Cucumber, small diced

1 cup of Corn

1 cup Red Cabbage, julienned

1 bunch Cilantro, chopped

1 cup Green Onions, chopped

2-3 tbsp Olive Oil

Juice of half a Lemon

Salt & Pepper to taste


  • Cook quinoa according to package directions, allow to cool on a sheet tray about 15 mins, and set aside. In a large mixing bowl combine cooked quinoa, black beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, red cabbage, cilantro, and green onions. Drizzle with olive oil, juice of half a lemon and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature with Gold Peak Sweet Tea.