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Instant Pot Quinoa Black Bean Salad
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.
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