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Black Bean & Quinoa Chili Recipe

Looking for an easy Black Bean & Quinoa Chili recipe? Learn how to make Black Bean & Quinoa Chili using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by weedbead1

Makes 10 servings



A healthy, hearty and tasty vegetarian chili with black beans and quinoa that does not sacrifice anything in flavor. http://www.closetcooking.com/2008/07/black-bean-and-quinoa-chili.html

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean & Quinoa Chili

1 cup quinoa, rinsed
2 cups water
1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon cumin, toasted and ground
28 ounce crushed tomatoes
38 ounces black beans, drained and rinsed
1 green bell pepper, cut into bit sized pieces
1 red bell pepper, cut into bit sized pieces
1 zucchini, cut into bit sized pieces, optional
1 serving chipotle chili in adobo sauce
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 cup corn, fresh, frozen or canned
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

Recipe Directions for Black Bean & Quinoa Chili

  1. Simmer the quinoa in the water until absorbed, about 20 minutes.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan.

  3. Add the onions and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.

  4. Add the garlic, chili powder and cumin and saute until fragrant, about 1 minutes.

  5. Add the tomatoes, beans, peppers, zucchini, chipotle, oregano, salt and pepper and simmer for 20 minutes.

  6. Add the quinoa and corn and simmer for 5 minutes.

  7. Remove from the heat and stir in the cilantro.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 339.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
233
Calories from Fat
33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.7g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
241mg
10%
Potassium
553mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
38.2g
13%
Dietary Fiber
10.0g
40%
Sugars
9.3g
Protein
12.6g
Vitamin A 41% Vitamin C 71%
Calcium 19% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in magnesium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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