Turkey Quinoa Salad with Beans and Corn
Why I Love This Recipe
Nutrition abounds in this side-dish salad made from fiber-rich beans, protein-rich turkey, lutein-packed corn, bell peppers rich in vitamin C and also quinoa, an easy-to-prepare whole grain.
Ingredients You'll Need
1 can (15 ounces) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (8 3/4 ounces) corn, drained
1 can (5 ounces) canned turkey, drained
1 small red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup green onion, chopped 2 cups quinoa, cooked and cooled*
1/3 to 1/2 cup ranch dressing
1/4 cup minced, fresh cilantro
1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies (optional)
In a medium bowl, combine beans, corn, turkey, bell pepper and green onion. Add quinoa, dressing, cilantro, and if desired, green chilies. Toss gently to combine.