👩‍🍳 Why You’ll Love This Recipe

– Packed with Fresh Ingredients – Great as a main dish, side or grab-and-go lunch – An easy vegan recipe – Naturally gluten-free – Has beautiful vibrant colors!


– Quinoa – Pumpkin Seeds – Fresh Cilantro – Kosher Salt – Black Pepper – Green Onions or Red Onion – Jalapeno pepper – Black Beans – Baby Spinach

How to make Southwestern Quinoa Salad


Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl; gradually add oil, stirring well with a whisk.


Cook quinoa according to package directions on the stove top. Let cool. Combine cooked quinoa and next 6 ingredients (through beans) in a large salad bowl.


Add vinaigrette; toss to coat.


Add spinach or mixed greens; toss to combine. Let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving to let the flavors meld together.

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