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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad


- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed

- 2 cups water

- 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained

- 1 red bell pepper, diced

- 1/2 red onion, diced

- 1 avocado, chopped

- 1 lime, juiced

- 2 tbsp olive oil

- 1 tsp cumin

- 1/2 tsp chili powder

- Salt and pepper to taste



1. bring quinoa and water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes until fully cooked and absorbed all water.

2. Combine cooked quinoa, black beans, red bell pepper, and red onion in a large bowl.

3. Whisk together lime juice, olive oil, cumin, and chili powder in a small bowl.

4. Pour dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss to combine.

5. Add chopped avocado and salt and pepper to taste.

6. Serve as a complete meal or as a side dish.

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