Energy-Revving Quinoa

Energy-Revving Quinoa Photo: 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
Carbohydrate 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.


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