clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Tex Mex Quinoa Salad recipe

  • Author: JustAverageJen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 MInutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Portions 1x
  • Category: Main Meal
  • Method: Hob
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex
  • Diet: Low Calorie


A delicious easy recipe for Tex-Mex quinoa salad which is perfect to enjoy for weight loss and a healthy lifestyle



low-calorie frying spray.

3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped.

400g black beans, drained and rinsed.

400g sweetcorn drained and rinsed.

400g chopped tomatoes/3 fresh tomatoes.

170g dry quinoa.

500ml vegetable stock.

1 tbsp crushed chillis.

1 tsp cumin.

1 tsp salt.

1 tsp pepper.

Toppings: (optional)

Lime juice.


Fresh coriander.


Add the spray to the pan, and add the finely chopped garlic. Fry until lightly browned.

Add black beans, sweetcorn, and tomatoes. Mix and heat through until simmering.

Add the dry quinoa and stock, and mix thoroughly to ensure the quinoa is evenly distributed.

Add crushed chillis, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly.

Cover and simmer for 15 – 20 minutes, stirring often.

Plate, and add toppings of your choice.


If you’re cooking this as part of a meal-prep routine, this will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days, or you could freeze it for a quick reheat in the microwave.

Keywords: quinoa, Slimming World, Tex-Mex, Slimming World friendly lunch ideas,

Recipe Card powered byTasty Recipes