Refreshing Quinoa & Butter Bean Salad

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Extremly quick and tasty salad to complement any meal or enjoy by itself.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Salads, Side Dishes
Cuisine American, Caribbean
Servings 2 people
Calories 428.14 kcal


  • Small mixing bowl
  • Large mixing bowl



  • 1/2 cup bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup quinoa cooked by package instructions
  • 1 can butter beans drained and rinsed


  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 hass avocado mashed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Mix all of the ingredients for the dressing into small mixing bowl until fully combined and smooth.
  • Place all of the salad ingredients into large mixing bowl and toss.
  • Combine both dressing and salad together mix with hands until fully coated.
  • Best served cold.

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Refreshing Quinoa & Butter Bean Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 428.14 Calories from Fat 103
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.4g18%
Saturated Fat 1.67g10%
Sodium 593.83mg26%
Potassium 442.92mg13%
Carbohydrates 64.99g22%
Fiber 20.28g85%
Sugar 7.88g9%
Protein 20.15g40%
Vitamin A 119.46IU2%
Vitamin B1 0.45mg30%
Vitamin B2 0.2mg12%
Vitamin B3 1.96mg10%
Vitamin B5 0.7mg7%
Vitamin B6 0.37mg19%
Vitamin C 43.92mg53%
Vitamin E 2.11mg14%
Vitamin K 16.22µg15%
Calcium 60.13mg6%
Copper 0.7mg35%
Folate 236.42µg59%
Iron 6.5mg36%
Manganese 1.51mg76%
Magnesium 138.2mg35%
Phosphorus 340.99mg34%
Selenium 11.35µg16%
Zinc 2.85mg19%
Ess-Methionine 274mg
Ess-Tryptophan 232mg
Ess-Threonine 813.5mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 1088.5mg
Ess-Arginine 217.78mg
Ess-Lysine 288.51mg
Ess-Leucine 623.26mg
Ess-Isoleucine 988.5mg
Ess-Histidine 589.25mg
Ess-Valine 1136mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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