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Quinoa, Avocado & Black Bean Salad

Quinoa, Avocado & Black Bean Salad

Try this delicious, low sodium summer recipe!

Quinoa and avocado both contain “good” fats. Make it for yourself for lunch or bring it to your next family BBQ as the perfect side dish!

Ingredients:
• 1/2 cup quinoa
• 1 cup water
• 1 large avocado; chopped
• 1 can black beans; rinsed
• ½ cup corn
• ½ cup diced tomatoes
• 1/4 cup parsley
• 2 T diced onion
• 2 T lemon juice

Directions:
Begin preparing your quinoa by placing ½ cup into a small saucepan with 1 cup of water. Once the mixture comes to a boil, cover the saucepan and simmer until the quinoa has absorbed all of the water. Place in the refrigerator until cooled off, then add the rest of the ingredients into a large bowl. Mix together and serve as a cold salad. The perfect lunch or side dish for any occasion!

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