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Black Bean and Quinoa Chili Recipe

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


Submitted by jeffreyrand

Makes 5 servings



From: http://www.fatfreevegan.com/stews/black.shtml

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean and Quinoa Chili

1 cup quinoa
1 large onion
1 green bell pepper
1 cup celery
1 jalapeño pepper
2 tomatoes
1 cup diced carrots
16 oz. black beans
28 oz. crushed tomatoes
1 tbs. chili powder
1 tbs. dried parsley
1 tbs. dried oregano
2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. black pepper

Recipe Directions for Black Bean and Quinoa Chili

  1. Combine quinoa and water in saucepan, cover and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook until liquid is absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand about 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat a large, non-stick pan; add onion, bell pepper, celery and jalapeño. Sauté 7 minutes over medium heat. Stir in fresh tomatoes and carrots; sauté 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in beans, crushed tomatoes, and seasonings; cook about 25 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in quinoa; cook 5 minutes more.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Mexican, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 439.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
551
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
367mg
15%
Potassium
1952mg
56%
Total Carbohydrates
102.1g
34%
Dietary Fiber
24.9g
100%
Sugars
16.1g
Protein
30.0g
Vitamin A 143% Vitamin C 94%
Calcium 26% Iron 56%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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