Quinoa Black Bean Mango Salad

A plate of Quinoa Black Bean Mango Salad

I am so glad I finally get a chance to share this quinoa black bean and mango salad with you. One of my favorite quinoa salads. It's vegan, sweet, savory, full of protein, very satisfying, gluten-free and vegan free, the list goes on and on. 
 

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup organic quinoa + 2 cups water to cook it 
  • 1 can (15oz) organic black beans 
  • 1/4 red bell pepper 
  • 1 mango
  • 1 fresh stem cilantro 
  • 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 
  • 2 pinches of salt

Instructions

  1. Bring 2 cups of water and 1 cup quinoa to a boil. Lower the high, cover the pot and let it simmer till all the water is gone; fluff quinoa with a fork. 
  2. Drain 1 can of organic black beans, rinse with cold water. 
  3. Combine quinoa and black beans together. 
  4. Chop 1/4 red bell pepper, 1 mango, and 1 stem of fresh cilantro; add to the quinoa. 
  5. Dressing: In a small bowl whisk together 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar, 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil and couple pinches of salt. Mix with the salad. 

serves 5