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Tex-Mex Quinoa Tuna Salad

Serves2
Prep Time15 min
Time to Table15 min

Fuel up with a wholesome and hearty salad that’s loaded with protein and fibre.

Ingredients

1 cup (250 mL) cooked quinoa
1/2 cup (125 mL) black beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped red onion
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
3 tbsp (45 mL) lime juice
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
1 can (170 g) CLOVER LEAF® Solid White Tuna in Water, drained
1/2 small ripe avocado, pitted and chopped
1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped cilantro leaves

PREP INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In bowl, toss together quinoa, black beans, red onion, olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper until well combined. 
  2. Gently stir in tuna and avocado. Sprinkle with cilantro. 
  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate, tightly covered, for up to 1 day. 
Tips:  
  • Alternatively, layer ingredients in two 2-cup (500 mL) Mason jars for portable salads.
  • Replace quinoa with cooked rice, barley or orzo pasta if desired. 

 

 

nutrition

  Amount
per serving
% Daily
Value
Calories420
Fat23g31%
Saturated Fat3.5g
Trans Fat0g
Saturated + Trans18%
Carbohydrate33g
Fibre10g36%
Sugars2g2%
Protein24g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium550mg24%
Calcium4%
Iron17%

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