Zesty Latin Crispy Quinoa Salad by enrilemoine
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5 from 6 votes

Zesty Latin Quinoa Salad

This delicious, crispy so full of flavor zesty quinoa salad makes a protein packed lunch. It can be served as an appetizer or side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Refrigerate30 mins
Course: Salads
Cuisine: Latin
Keyword: Latin Quinoa Salad, Latin Quinoa Salad Recipe, Quinoa Salad, Zesty Latin Quinoa Salad, Zesty Quinoa Salad, Zesty Quinoa Salad Recipe
Servings: 6 people
Author: Enri


  • 2 cups of quinoa cooked
  • 1 cup red bell pepper finely diced
  • 1 cup red onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup of jalapeño pepper finely chopped
  • 2 cups of cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1 can of organic black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 can of sweet corn kernels drained

For the Vinaigrette

  • 1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons of agave nectar
  • the zest of a lime
  • pink salt from the Himalayas


  • In a big bowl add all the ingredients for the salad and stir well.
  • In a small bowl, add all the ingredients for the vinaigrette and mix with a fork to emulsify.
  • Add the vinaigrette to the salad and mix to combine.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least for 1 hour before serving.


This salad can be prepared one or two days in advance, and it last up to 5 days when refrigerated in an air tight container.