Saturday, May 18, 2013

Quinoa Salad, Fiesta Style

This is not an original recipe, however it is a delicious recipe from Tammie at Simple. Healthy. Tasty. with slight variations.

Fiesta Style Quinoa Salad

3 c cooked quinioa
1 avocado, chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 can olives, sliced
2 ears fresh corn cut off the cob 
1 can black beans, drain and rinse
1/2 jalapeno pepper (optional)
3 large tomatoes, chopped

3 T olive oil
1/2 c fresh lime juice
1 T agave
1 tsp  real salt
1/2 tsp cumin
3/4 tsp chili powder
Cayenne pepper, if desired
Garnish with thyme sprigs

Combine all salad ingredients in a serving bowl. Separately mix dressing, pour over salad.


  1. Soooooo yummy! I'm adding it to my top 20 recipes of things my family loves to eat. Thank you!