Quinoa-and-Bean Salad

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Quinoa-and-Bean Salad
  • 4Servings


  • 1 20 ounce can kidney beans
  • 2 cups cooked and cooled quinoa (3/4 cup raw)
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 bunches basil, stems discarded and leaves chopped
  • Juice of 2 lemons


In a large bowl, mix together the kidney beans, quinoa, onion and basil. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the quinoa salad and toss to coat evenly.