top of page
  • Writer's pictureMarcie

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Updated: Mar 25, 2020

Ingredients: ⁠ 1.5 lbs sweet potatoes⁠ 2 tablespoons olive oil⁠ 1/2 teaspoon salt⁠ 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin⁠ 2 cups cooked quinoa⁠ 1 15 oz. can black beans rinsed and drained⁠ 1 15 oz. can whole kernel corn rinsed and drained⁠ 1 small red onion chopped⁠ ⁠ For the dressing:⁠ 4 tablespoons olive oil⁠ 3 tablespoons lime juice⁠ 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin⁠ 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt⁠ 1/4 teaspoon ground paprika⁠ 1/4 teaspoon chili powder⁠ 1 teaspoon minced garlic⁠ 1/2 teaspoon Tajin seasoning optional⁠ ⁠ Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.Peel sweet potatoes. Slice into 1/2" thick disk and cut each into 4 or 6 pieces. Drizzle olive oil over potatoes. Season with salt and cumin. Toss gently to coat.Roast for 20 to 23 minutes. Remove from oven and cool. In a large salad bowl, combine corn, black beans, chopped red onion, quinoa and potatoes. In a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk together all the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and gently toss. Serve right away or cover with saran wrap and store in fridge for up to 4 days⁠.

Don't forget to check out The Happy Diet. The Happy Diet is a 30-day transformation that is designed to recharge your gut health to make you happier and healthier!

bottom of page