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Black Bean Quinoa Avocado Salad

Easy to do with just a few ingredients. For convenience, I usually buy fresh salsa without the preservatives and stabilizers used in some bottled salsas. Look for canned black beans that do not include anything but water and black beans…no additives.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Yield 6 people
Calories 284 kcal
Author Mimi Holtz


  • 4 cup cooked quinoa here's how to make fluffy quinoa
  • 1 cup mild or medium salsa tomatoes, onions, cilantro, chili peppers
  • 1 15- ounce can black beans drained
  • 1 cup raw baby spinach
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 ripe avocados


  1. Combine the first four ingredients and season to taste.
  2. Serve with avocado chunks on top, or use the salad as a filling for half an avocado.