Black Bean and Quinoa Chili Recipe

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Submitted by future214

Makes 10 servings



A filling lunch-make as spicy or not as you like. Excellent source of protein!

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean and Quinoa Chili

1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
1 large onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 cup chopped celery
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
14 1/2 oz diced tomatoes
1 cup diced carrots
32 oz. black beans, drained
28 oz. crushed tomatoes
1 tbs. chili powder
1 tbs. dried parsley (2 Tbs. fresh)
1 tbs. dried oregano
2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. salt

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.

  3. Ladle chili into bowls and top with green onions if desired. Makes 10 servings.

  4. Adapted from www.vegetariantimes.com

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 329.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
433
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.8g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
304mg
13%
Potassium
1688mg
48%
Total Carbohydrates
80.0g
27%
Dietary Fiber
19.6g
78%
Sugars
9.5g
Protein
25.0g
Vitamin A 74% Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 19% Iron 41%
* 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 potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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