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 kkap448469996

Makes 4 servings



Quinoa is high in protein great for Vegheads like me! Recipe calls of vegetable oil, i changed it to olive oil. I omitted the 2T of sugar and 1 tsp of sugar To make this faster do Quinoa in a rice cooker like rice for 15 mins.

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean and Tomato Quinoa

2 teaspoons grated lime zest
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup quinoa
15 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
2 medium tomatoes, diced
4 scallions, 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 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.

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

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

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 235.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
558
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.5g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
13mg
1%
Potassium
2005mg
57%
Total Carbohydrates
96.3g
32%
Dietary Fiber
20.3g
81%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
29.5g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 17% Iron 42%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
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