4.29 from 7 votes
Instant Pot Quinoa Black Bean Salad
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
This Instant Pot Quinoa Black Bean Salad is the perfect side dish for your favorite southwest meals. Loaded with familiar Tex-Mex flavors and wholesome ingredients, this dish is as delicious as it is nutritious.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy side dish, instant pot, quinoa black bean salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 330 kcal
Ingredients
Salad:
  • 2 medium onions diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 2 cans black beans rinsed
  • 16 ounces frozen corn thawed
  • Optional- Chopped avocado and quartered grape tomatoes
Dressing:
  • Juice of 1 lime 1/4 cup
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon coriander
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
Instructions
  1. Set Instant Pot to Sauté.
  2. Add olive oil and onion.
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until onions are translucent.
  4. Add chicken stock and quinoa.
  5. Set Instant Pot to Rice, low pressure, 6 minutes.
  6. While cooking, combine black beans and corn.
  7. Add cooked quinoa to the black beans and corn.
  8. Add dressing ingredients to a medium bowl, and whisk until combined.
  9. Pour dressing over quinoa mixture.
  10. Mix until just combined.

  11. Serve with avocado and quartered grape tomatoes.

Recipe Notes

Weight Watchers Freestyle = 6 Points per serving for 6 servings

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Quinoa Black Bean Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 398mg17%
Potassium 577mg16%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 34IU1%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.