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Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa Recipe

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


Submitted by xclaudine

Makes 4 servings



yield: Makes 4 (side dish) servings active time: 20 minutes total time: 45 minutes Quinoa is a fast-cooking, protein-packed whole grain. Steamed, it makes a perfect partner for lime-spiked black beans and fresh tomato.

Recipe Ingredients for Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa

2 teaspoons grated lime zest
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup quinoa
14 to 15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1 shallot, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa

  1. Whisk together lime zest and juice, butter, oil, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.

  2. Wash quinoa in 3 changes of cold water in a bowl, draining in a sieve each time.

  3. Cook quinoa in a medium pot of boiling as directed on the package. Let stand 5 minutes.

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

Categories

Mediterranean, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 224.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
246
Calories from Fat
105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.7g
18%
Saturated Fat
4.6g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
47mg
2%
Potassium
389mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
30.0g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
6.3g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 3% Iron 11%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in manganese
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