Southwest Quinoa Taco Salad

Ottawa Athletic Club Recipe of the Week

June 6th, 2018

This salad is absolutely satisfying, protein rich, incredibly easy to make, filling and the best way to bring along to a potluck together.

See below for the full recipe.
You can also pick up a hard copy from our Welcome Desk.

Yield: Serving 4              Prep Time: 5 Mins              Cook Time: 10 Mins              Total Time: 15 Mins


  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked (1 cup uncooked)
  • 15 oz can black beans
  • 1 ¼ cup salsa
  • ¾ cup corn
  • 1 bug handful tortilla chips
  • salt, pepper to taste

Optional add-ons

  • 1/3 cup onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 heaping tbs taco seasoning
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cut into cubes
  • ¼ cup lime juice, freshly squeezed


  • Combine cooked quinoa, black beans, salsa and corn in a big bowl
  • If you plan to add the other optional add ons, like onions, garlic, taco seasoning, and lime juice, add them as well.
  • You can add and mix the tortilla chips, or have them plain as a side to the salad.

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