1 can (15 ounces) black beans, no salt added, rinsed and drained
1 cup cooked quinoa
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1 cup frozen corn
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 cup chopped fresh mango
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro (or 2 teaspoons dried)
1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely diced
1 medium lemon, juiced
1½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
Mix together the beans, quinoa, corn, pepper, mango, onion, cilantro, and jalapeño in a mixing bowl.
Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, and turmeric in a small bowl. Drizzle over the mixture and toss. Refrigerate until serving time.
Nutrition values per serving (about 1 cup): 164 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated), 27 g carbohydrates, 7 g fiber, 6 g protein, 93 mg sodium.
"The Plant-Powered Diet" by Sharon Palmer (2012 The Experiment)