Bean Salad Quinoa

Red quinoa has beautiful color and texture but regular quinoa will work perfectly, too.  This recipe has 5 ingredients (salt, water and olive oil don’t count) and is the perfect meatless Monday dinner.  Recipe serves 4.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 2/3 cups water
  • 1 cup red quinoa (or regular)
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15 ounce) can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 plum tomatoes, diced

What you’ll do:

  • Bring the water and the quinoa to a boil in a saucepan.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer 12 minutes or until the quinoa is tender; drain.
  • Add the onion, vinegar, oil, salt, beans and tomatoes.
  • Stir to combine.

Recipe and image from Cooking Light.

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!


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