Black Bean and Tomato Quinoa

Diet Nutritional Stats Black Bean and Tomato Quinoa
Serving Size 118 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 19
% Daily Value
Total Fat 2.1g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 49.5g 16%
Dietary Fiber 10.2g 41%
Sugars 2.7g
Protein 14.9g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 12% Iron 21% Calcium 9%
  1. 2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  2. 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  3. 1 teaspoon sugar
  4. 1 cup quinoa
  5. 1 (14- to 15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  6. 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  7. 4 scallions, chopped
  8. 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Whisk together lime zest and juice, sugar, and 1/4teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.

Wash quinoa in 3 changes of cold water in a bowl, draining in a sieve each time.

Cook quinoa in a medium pot of boiling water, uncovered, until almost tender, about 10 minutes. Drain in sieve, then set sieve in same pot with 1 inch of simmering water. Cover quinoa with a folded kitchen towel, then cover sieve with a lid and steam over medium heat until tender, fluffy, and dry, about 10 minutes. Remove pot from heat and remove lid. Let stand, still covered with towel, 5 minutes.

Add quinoa to dressing and toss until dressing is absorbed, then stir in remaining ingredients and pepper to taste.

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