Enjoy this new Mexican Fiesta Quinoa Salad. It’s made with just 5 ingredients and done in 2 easy steps. With pinto beans, tomatoes, and onions, this vegan and gluten free salad is an amazing and delicious Mexican delight.
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This new Mexican Fiesta Quinoa Salad is done in no time. This is the way to go when you need a quick weeknight dinner or any other time when you need something healthy fast.
And I can happily confirm with just 5 ingredients and 2 easy steps, this is a time saver, flavorful, cheesy, healthy, drool worthy, a new modern addiction, ideal for potlucks, parties when you in need to bring some food.
And best of all: it’s absolutely delicious.
I hope you are hooked now and come with me into the kitchen. Then we start doing it together. Shall we?
I think it’s time to start, so cook the quinoa according the manufacturer’s directions.
While the quinoa is cooking, prepare the Mexican Cheese Dip according the directions. Pro tip: if you want to save time, just prepare this the night before.
Last and next: Chop the tomatoes, mix with quinoa. Follow with draining the pinto beans and add them to the tomato-quinoa mix.
Pour a good amount of Mexican Cheese Dip over it, season with salt and pepper, and garnish with cilantro. The cilantro is optional but I highly recommend it. You are done!
Enjoy straight from the bowl or divide into small portions.
What is so great is that you can enjoy this salad plain just for itself as a quick weeknight dinner, lunch at work, or bring it to a get together, potlucks, or other festive arrangements. Awesome to prepare this in advance.
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That’s all you need. Neat, huh? I know you will love it. It’s simple, it’s homemade, it’s just plain good.
Get the ultimate flavor experience with my Mexican Fiesta Quinoa Salad
As you read above, I told you that you can optionally garnish the Mexican Fiesta Quinoa Salad with cilantro. And while it’s optional, friends, I highly recommend it.
The reason is not only because it is an amazing flavor contrast to the quinoa and beans, and adds a fresh note.
No, there is also an health benefit to this amazing herb.
Do you know that cilantro may have the ability to get rid of oxidative stress? No joke, because it includes so many antioxidants and they make sure to take care about it.
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Here you go, this show star calms your nerves. So whenever your mind is spinning, it de-oxidizes which leads you to better sleep, lower blood sugar levels, and soothes skin irritations.
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- 14 oz can pinto beans drained
- Mexican Cheese Dip
- 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
- 6 oz cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
- 1/3 cup onions, chopped
- salt, pepper to taste
- cilantro for garnish (optional)
- Cook the quinoa according the manufacturer’s directions. While the quinoa is cooking, prepare the Mexican Cheese Dip according the directions.
- Chop the tomatoes, mix with quinoa. Follow with draining the pinto beans and add them to the tomato-quinoa mix. Pour a good amount of Mexican Cheese Dip over it, season with salt and pepper, and garnish with cilantro.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 271Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1.5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 432mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 8.6gSugar: 2.5gProtein: 9.2g