Mexican Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

This Mexican Corn Quinoa Salad is a delicious warm-weather salad, perfect for a crowd and a great side dish.
Mexican Quinoa Salad

This Mexican Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing incorporates quinoa as a healthy alternative to rice.

AuthorpadminCategory, DifficultyBeginner

This light and refreshing quinoa salad recipe is vegan and gluten-free and the perfect vegetarian meal to add to your meal plan.

Yields1 Serving

For the Salad
 1 cup quinoa
 2 cups vegetable broth
 ½ diced red onion
 1 can corn, rinsed
 1 can black beans, rinsed
 2 peppers, diced
 1 jalapeno, deseeded and diced
  packed cup cilantro, chopped
For the Dressing
 ½ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup lime juice
 1 clove garlic, chopped
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp pepper
 1 tsp cumin
 ¼ cup chopped cilantro

1

Bring to a boil a large pot with quinoa and veggie broth in it.

2

Boil it for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is soft.

3

Use a large mixing bowl to prepare and mix all vegetables and cilantro.

4

Add in quinoa and mix it with a fork to combine.

5

To prepare the dressing, mix all ingredients together in another smaller mixing bowl.

6

Pour the dressing on top of the quinoa mixture and stir with the fork.

Photo credit and source: Erin Morrissey

Ingredients

For the Salad
 1 cup quinoa
 2 cups vegetable broth
 ½ diced red onion
 1 can corn, rinsed
 1 can black beans, rinsed
 2 peppers, diced
 1 jalapeno, deseeded and diced
  packed cup cilantro, chopped
For the Dressing
 ½ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup lime juice
 1 clove garlic, chopped
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp pepper
 1 tsp cumin
 ¼ cup chopped cilantro

Directions

1

Bring to a boil a large pot with quinoa and veggie broth in it.

2

Boil it for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is soft.

3

Use a large mixing bowl to prepare and mix all vegetables and cilantro.

4

Add in quinoa and mix it with a fork to combine.

5

To prepare the dressing, mix all ingredients together in another smaller mixing bowl.

6

Pour the dressing on top of the quinoa mixture and stir with the fork.

Mexican Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Quinoa is one of the tops most popular health foods. It is gluten-free, high in protein and contains sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids.

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Mexican Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

This Mexican Corn Quinoa Salad is a delicious warm-weather salad, perfect for a crowd and a great side dish.
Mexican Quinoa Salad

This Mexican Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing incorporates quinoa as a healthy alternative to rice.

AuthorpadminCategory, DifficultyBeginner

This light and refreshing quinoa salad recipe is vegan and gluten-free and the perfect vegetarian meal to add to your meal plan.

Yields1 Serving

For the Salad
 1 cup quinoa
 2 cups vegetable broth
 ½ diced red onion
 1 can corn, rinsed
 1 can black beans, rinsed
 2 peppers, diced
 1 jalapeno, deseeded and diced
  packed cup cilantro, chopped
For the Dressing
 ½ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup lime juice
 1 clove garlic, chopped
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp pepper
 1 tsp cumin
 ¼ cup chopped cilantro

1

Bring to a boil a large pot with quinoa and veggie broth in it.

2

Boil it for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is soft.

3

Use a large mixing bowl to prepare and mix all vegetables and cilantro.

4

Add in quinoa and mix it with a fork to combine.

5

To prepare the dressing, mix all ingredients together in another smaller mixing bowl.

6

Pour the dressing on top of the quinoa mixture and stir with the fork.

Photo credit and source: Erin Morrissey

Ingredients

For the Salad
 1 cup quinoa
 2 cups vegetable broth
 ½ diced red onion
 1 can corn, rinsed
 1 can black beans, rinsed
 2 peppers, diced
 1 jalapeno, deseeded and diced
  packed cup cilantro, chopped
For the Dressing
 ½ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup lime juice
 1 clove garlic, chopped
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp pepper
 1 tsp cumin
 ¼ cup chopped cilantro

Directions

1

Bring to a boil a large pot with quinoa and veggie broth in it.

2

Boil it for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is soft.

3

Use a large mixing bowl to prepare and mix all vegetables and cilantro.

4

Add in quinoa and mix it with a fork to combine.

5

To prepare the dressing, mix all ingredients together in another smaller mixing bowl.

6

Pour the dressing on top of the quinoa mixture and stir with the fork.

Mexican Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Quinoa is one of the tops most popular health foods. It is gluten-free, high in protein and contains sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids.

If you like this recipe, please share it and tag @erinliveswhole and @tryvegarrecipes on Instagram

Did you make this Mexican Quinoa Salad recipe?

Please let me know how it turned out for you! Leave a comment below and tag @tryveganrecipes on Instagram and hashtag it #tryveganrecipes.