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Southwest Quinoa Taco Salad | #vegan #glutenfree #contentednesscooking

Southwest Quinoa Taco Salad

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Salad
  • Cuisine: Southwest, Mexican, American

Description

This Southwest Quinoa Taco Salad is entirely vegan and gluten free. Perfectly easy to make and packed with amazing flavors with black beans, salsa, and crunchy tortilla chips. Great for lunch, dinner, and an amazing prep meal.


Ingredients

  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked (1 cup uncooked)
  • 15 oz can black beans
  • 1 1/4  cup salsa
  • 3/4 cup corn
  • 1 big handful tortilla chips
  • salt, pepper to taste

Optional add ons:

  • 1/3 cup onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 heaping Tbs taco seasoning
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed

Instructions

  1. Combine cooked quinoa, black beans, salsa, and corn in a big bowl.
  2. If you plan to add the other optional add ons, like onions, garlic, taco seasoning, and lime juice, add them as well.
  3. You can add and mix in the tortilla chips, or have them plain as a side to the salad.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 340
  • Sugar: 3.25
  • Sodium: 881
  • Fat: 5.5
  • Saturated Fat: 0.9
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1.9
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 60
  • Fiber: 12.5
  • Protein: 15.5
  • Cholesterol: 0