Using canned black beans? Be sure to rinse and drain a 14.5-ounce can. If you're preparing this quinoa taco salad to eat later, don't add the avocado cilantro dressing just yet. Pack it separately and take it with you. Or, toss the dressing with your ingredients and pack your greens separately. That way, your mixed greens won't get wilty.
Looking to add a bit extra? Fajita style chicken breast or seasoned ground turkey would be good addition to this quinoa taco salad.
Pepitas, pickled onions, or even cotija cheese would be excellent toppings on this quinoa taco salad. Serve them on the side so everyone can customize their salad.
Beans are quite easy to make from scratch on the stove top or the slow cooker. Just remember to soak them overnight.