7 Days Fun of Clean RecipesDownload
22Nov, 16
cilantro lime quinoa salad recipe
Clean Food Love
Jump to recipe

Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Salad

Double or triple the recipe – it’s a crowd pleaser!

cilantro lime quinoa salad cleanfoodcrush

Makes 6 servings


For The Salad:

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup fresh, grilled or frozen organic sweet corn
  • 1 cup cooked black beans (mixed with: 1/8 tsp sea salt, 1/8 tsp cumin, 1/8 tsp chili powder, 1/8 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced small
  • 1 large ripe avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

For the Vinaigrette Dressing:

  • 2 large limes, juiced
  • 4 Tbsps fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tsp maple syrup, or raw honey
  • 2 tsp hot sauce, or more to taste
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp fresh minced cilantro
  • 4 Tbsp extra virgin olive or avocado oil

cilantro lime quinoa salad clean eating recipe


In a medium sauce-pan over low heat, gently warm the black beans stirring in the seasonings.

Add corn, stir to warm, remove from heat.

Prepare vinaigrette by whisking all ingredients until well combined.

Gently toss all salad ingredients together in large glass bowl.

Toss with vinaigrette immediately before serving.

Serve warm, room temp, or chilled.



clean eating cilantro lime quinoa salad

Leave a Comment Below:

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

7 days of fun clean recipe book
Download button
Cartoon image of Rachel Maser
email privacy block

Success message!
Warning message!
Error message!