mexican quinoa

There are too many {wonderful} words to describe mexican quinoa: delicious. healthy. colorful. fresh. flavorful. easy.  BJ was in the mood for a healthy dinner, and mexican quinoa did not disappoint.  It’s versatile enough to be a main dish or a side dish; and whether you’re eating with family or hosting a party, mexican quinoa is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Ingredientsphoto 1 (18)
1 1/2 cups quinoa, cooked
1 can black beans
1 can corn
grape tomatoes, halved
red onion, chopped
green onion, chopped
handful of cilantro, chopped
4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp whole grain Dijon mustard
Salt & Pepper
avocado, diced
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Cook quinoa according to packaging.  Meanwhile, chop tomatoes, red & green onion, cilantro.  Once quinoa is cooked, add all ingredients and combine.  Top with shredded cheddar cheese and diced avocado.



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  1. Thank you for the yummy recipe. I pinned it and will be sure to add it to my “must-cook” list.

  2. Sounds so fresh and yummy!

  3. Looks yummy! I have the big costco bag to use up, so I’ll be trying this.

  4. I’ve recently become obsessed with all things quinoa, and this sounds (and looks) like a great recipe to try out.
    Thanks for sharing!

  5. Sounds awesome, I’m digging anything with quinoa these days! I just made a sweet potato quinoa cake the other day…so yummy!

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