Energy-Revving Quinoa

Energy-Revving Quinoa RecipePhoto: Levi Brown


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/3 cup canned low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 1 scallion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper


In a medium bowl, gently toss all ingredients to combine.


    This meatless meal of Energy-Revving Quinoa keeps you energized between meals or after a workout.

  • Yield: Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:337
Fat per serving:8.2g
Saturated fat per serving:1.1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:4.2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:2.4g
Protein per serving:14g
Carbohydrates per serving:53g
Fiber per serving:9g
Cholesterol per serving:0.0mg
Iron per serving:4mg
Sodium per serving:165mg
Calcium per serving:88mg

Good to Know

Kara Goucher, Olympic runner, stays energized with this snack between meals and after workouts.