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Southwest Quinoa Salad - An Easy Quinoa Salad Recipe

Southwest Quinoa Salad

This Southwest Quinoa Salad is simple and delicious! It's an easy quinoa salad recipe made with black beans, bell peppers, corn and other flavorful ingredients that make this salad or side dish light and healthy.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Author Stefanie Fauquet


  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 can corn drained
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed well
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice can substitute lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt can add more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Simply combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well to incorporate.