If you don't eat meat, this seasonal quinoa salad is a tasty Mexican-inspired option for fall. From Monica at the Free People blog, the vegetarian Mexican quinoa salad is an excellent source of protein and the nutrients required to keep those on limited diets healthy.
The dish contains ingredients such as black beans, chopped cilantro, chopped green onions, cumin, grape tomatoes, freshly juiced limes, olive oil, quinoa, salt and water. You can also add cooked corn to the mixture.
High-protein grain quinoa contains vitamins and minerals including calcium, iron and vitamins B and E. It's also a source of healthy essential fats. The simple and refreshing meal is perfect for lunch of dinner and pairs perfectly with tortilla chips and salsa.