Mango & Black Bean Quinoa Salad

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This simple quinoa salad is packed with plant based protein and uses just 5 ingredient.  If you have more time and want to add even more flavor (and texture) try adding some fresh cilantro, sliced scallions and diced avocado to this dish.

It’s absolutely delicious served with grilled chicken or fish.

For more simple, quinoa salads like this, be sure to check out my Minty Pea Quinoa Salad and My Tomato and Feta Quinoa Salad as well.

Black Bean Mango Quinoa Salad

Yield: Makes 2 cups

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 cup of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 mango, diced
  • Juice from one lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Combine everything in a large bowl, mix well.  Serve and enjoy.

Nutrients per cup: Calories: 272; Total Fat: 2.7g; Saturated Fat: 0.3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 51.7g; Dietary Fiber: 9.4g; Sugars: 8.4g; Protein: 11.3g