Spicy Spinach and Quinoa Salad

Spicy Spinach and Quinoa Salad


1 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 

1 tsp adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce 

2 tablespoons olive oil

Salt and Pepper to taste


3 cups cooked quinoa, at room temperature 

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

2 green onions, thinly sliced 

2 cups chopped bell peppers, red, yellow, and orange

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 

4 cups baby spinach leaves



  1. Stir together lime juice through salt and pepper in a bowl.  Whisk to make dressing.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl. Pour dressing over the top and mix well.  


* If serving later, don’t put the dressing on until it’s time to eat.