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Black Bean & Tomato Quinoa Recipe

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


Submitted by stefanie71183

Makes 10 servings



Black beans are an excellent source of fiber and protein. Quinoa is a light crispy protein-packed whole grain. Mix them together and you've got a high protein meal with energizing nutrients to keep you strong and healthy! Try this satisfying Black Bean & Tomato Quinoa? delicately enhanced with a touch of lime, this dish packs the power of whole grains and tons of flavor.

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean & Tomato Quinoa

2 tsp. grated lime zest, grated peel
2 tbs. fresh lime juice
1 tbs. olive oil
1 tsp. sugar
1 cup quinoa
15 oz. black beans, rinsed & drained
2 medium tomatoes, diced
4 scallions, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 cup frozen corn

Recipe Directions for Black Bean & Tomato Quinoa

  1. 1. In a large bowl, whisk lime zest and juice, olive oil, sugar, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper.

  2. 2. Wash quinoa in cold water, drain, and place in a medium pot of boiling water with 1 Tbs. of salt.

  3. 3. Cook with pot uncovered until almost tender (about 10 minutes).

  4. 4. Drain in sieve, then set sieve in same pot with 1 inch of simmering water, but avoid touching each other.

  5. 5. Cover quinoa with a folded kitchen towel, then cover sieve with a lid and steam over medium heat until tender, fluffy, and dry (about 10 minutes).

  6. 6. Remove pot from heat and remove lid; let stand, still covered with towel, for 5 minutes.

  7. 7. Add quinoa to dressing and toss until dressing is absorbed, then stir in remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 111.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
242
Calories from Fat
29
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
8mg
0%
Potassium
849mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
42.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
8.5g
34%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
12.4g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 7% Iron 17%
* 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
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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