Southwest Black Bean Salad
This Southwest Black Bean Salad is the perfect cold salad to pack for lunches or enjoy on the weekend – Vegan – Gluten Free – and oh so yummy!
whole kernel corn
red bell pepper
zested and juiced
uncooked red quinoa
salt and pepper
for serving (optional)
Cook quinoa according to package directions.
meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn and spices, and roast for 3-4 minutes. Add bell pepper, and cook for 2 more minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool.
Gently toss quinoa, corn mixture, black beans, and lime juice/zest. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate.
Serve cold with avocado and chopped cilantro, if desired.