Healthy Black Bean Quinoa Salad with Feta

Healthy Black Bean and Feta Quinoa Salad

This recipe is 3 Freestyle points per serving, 1 cup.
3.39 from 44 votes
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Healthy Black Bean and Feta Quinoa Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 64kcal
Author: Dash of Herbs

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta crumbled

Instructions

Cook the Quinoa

  • Heat 2 cups of water to a rolling boil. Add the 1 cup of uncooked quinoa. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Turn off the burner and let stand, covered for 5 minutes.

Assemble the Salad

  • Once the quinoa is cooked, transfer it to a large bowl. Add in the black beans, peppers and feta. Stir to combine. Serve immediately.

Notes

This salad can be served warm or cold. If you want to serve it cold, cook the quinoa as instructed and just let it cool. Once it's cooled, you can add in the veggies and cheese.
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Nutrition

Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 247mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 25.9mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg