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Vegetarian Black Quinoa Taco Salad

Black Quinoa Taco Salad Bowl

This Black Quinoa Taco Salad Bowl is a meal that is healthy, flavorful, and so fast and easy to make. Feel free to add protein, if desired!
Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword taco salad bowl
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 bowls
Calories 330kcal


for the quinoa-

  • 1 cup black quinoa
  • 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning

for the salad- (any fixing you like):

  • lettuce
  • tomato
  • avocado
  • lime
  • cheese
  • cilantro
  • salsa
  • sour cream
  • tortilla chips


  • Rinse quinoa under cold water and drain. Pour the quinoa into a large pot, and stir in chicken stock and taco seasoning. Cover with lid and bring to boil, and then reduce to simmer. Cook on low about 20 minutes or until all liquid has been absorbed.
  • When ready to serve, scoop black quinoa into bowls and top with any desired toppings.


Nutritional information is reflective of the quinoa ingredients. Any other add-ins are optional and will affect overall nutrition.


Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 4mg