Red Quinoa and Beans Salad

2 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Preparation : 15 min Cooking : 15 min
400 calories/serving


1 cup quinoa, red 180 g
2 cups water 500 mL
1 shallots, finely chopped 40 g
1/2 bunch arugula, coarsely chopped 80 g
2 cups green kidney / flageolet beans (canned), rinsed and drained 500 mL
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 65 mL
1/4 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 1/2 lemon
2 tsp Dijon mustard 10 g
80 g feta cheese, crumbled
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped 12 g
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]


  1. Cook the quinoa in the water then let it cool down 10 minutes.
  2. Prepare the vegetables: Finely chop the shallot; coarsely chop the arugula. Place the vegetables in a large bowl. Rinse and drain the flageolets beans then add them to the bowl with the quinoa.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt, and pepper. Pour over the salad. Gently toss to combine. Coarsely crumble the feta cheese and add it on top of the salad. Sprinkle with the finely chopped cilantro then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (290 g)


% Daily Value




22 g

33 %

Saturated 5.3 g
+ Trans 0 g

26 %


20 mg


600 mg

25 %


41 g

14 %


5 g

19 %


1 g

Net Carbs

36 g


13 g

Vitamin A

10 %

Vitamin C

17 %


15 %


27 %


This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Zinc
Source of  :
Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 2
Fruits 0
Vegetables ½
Meat and Alternatives 1
Fats 4

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