Appetizers & Sides
Mango Black Bean Quinoa
Serve it as a salad; serve it with a salad. Mango Black Bean Quinoa is vibrant and versatile. Delectable with shrimp, white fish, or steak – it's perfect for cookouts and picnics.
3 cups TJ's Tri Color Quinoa, cooked
1 can TJ's Organic Black Beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup TJ's Mango, peeled, pitted (or defrosted from frozen) & cut into bite size pieces
1 TJ's Red Bell Pepper, chopped
2 TJ's Green Onions, sliced
1/4 cup TJ's Fresh Cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup TJ's Extra Virgin California Estate Olive Oil
Juice of 1 TJ's Lime & 1/2 teaspoon of zest
1/4 teaspoon TJ's Sea Salt, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon TJ's Ground Black Pepper, or to taste
In a large bowl, combine quinoa, black beans, mango, bell pepper, green onions and cilantro. In a separate smaller bowl, whisk olive oil, lime zest and lime juice. Drizzle over quinoa salad and toss to distribute evenly. Add salt and pepper to taste. Chill and serve.