13 April, 2020
Chopped Fiesta Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing
Posted in : SALADS
by : Admin
Bright and crunchy bell peppers, grilled corn, and avocado bring this light and hearty chopped fiesta quinoa salad with cilantro lime dressing to life!
6-8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
2 ears yellow corn
1 cup black beans
salt and pepper to taste
3 bell peppers, diced (I used a combination of red, yellow, and orange)
2 avocados, thinly sliced or diced thinly sliced or diced
1 cup cooked quinoa
1/2 cup packed cilantro leaves
juice of 3 limes
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
Season corn with salt and pepper to taste. Cook the corn by grilling for about 8-10 minutes over medium heat, rotating throughout) Cut corn off the cob and set aside.
Combine all dressing ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth.
Combine lettuce, corn, black beans, bell peppers, avocados, and quinoa in a large bowl and toss to combine. Serve with dressing and garnish with lime wedges and additional cilantro if desired.