Healthy recipe: quinoa, black bean and citrus salad

May 28, 2014
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Serves 6-8Ingredients:For the salad:-1 can black beans, drained and rinsed1/2 red onion, minced2 large grapefruits, divided into segments and chopped1 large red capsicum, diced3 ears fresh corn, kernels chopped off’1 cup uncooked quinoa1 large (ripe but firm) avocado, diced1 small bunch coriander, mincedFor the dressing:-juice of 3 limes3 tsp cumin3 tsp chili powderDirections:Bring the quinoa to a boil with 2 1/2 cups water.Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, or until all water is absorbed and quinoa is light and fluffy.Remove from stove and let cool while you prepare the rest of the salad.Place black beans, red onion, grapefruit, coriander, capsicum, avocado and shucked corn kernels in a large bowl.Toss to combine.In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients.Add quinoa to salad then pour over dressing.Toss well and serve.This recipe has been shared with the author's written permission. The original work can be found at